Neuroscience

American Victims of Sonic 'Health Attacks' in China Suspect a Conspiracy Cover-Up

It sounds like the beginning of a Cold War political thriller or a Black Mirror episode: according to NBC, over a dozen Americans...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 12:46PM

Who Wants To Live Forever? A New Video Explores What Humans Look Like In A Future 1,000 Years From Today

In 1926, Lee DeForest (the inventor of the vacuum tube) claimed that landing a person on the Moon and bringing them back alive would...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 1:02PM

New Study Shows Potential Link Between Stress, Memory Loss, and Brain Shrinkage

Ironically, telling someone that stress has the power to shrink their brain and cause memory loss (even at a young age!) seems like a...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 October 2018 - 12:50PM

Scientists Have Figured Out How Animals Measure Time By Creating VR Simulations

Everyone knows that dogs have no sense of time: whether you've been gone five minutes or two hours, the conventional wisdom is that it...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 - 1:03PM

Scientists Grew A 3D Model Of The Human Brain Using Stem Cells And Scaffolding

The news has been filled with headlines about neural networks recently, but all of those stories have had to do with artificial...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 1:14PM

New Illusion Experiment Claims Brain Can Retroactively Change Perceptions Of Reality

By now, most of us are familiar with the 'Invisible Gorilla' experiment, which shows how selective our attention can be, but now a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 10:46AM

Dosing Octopuses With Ecstasy Makes Them Act Like Humans On MDMA According To A Study By Johns Hopkins University Doctors

Better known as ecstasy or MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine is a psychoactive drug that is used recreationally to give people a...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 21 September 2018 - 11:07AM

Sorry Guys: NASA-Funded Study Suggests Women's Brains Are Better Suited For Deep Space Travel

If this is a man's world, then it is most certainly a woman's universe. Scientific American reports that new research published in...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 1:29PM

Virtual Reality Helps Amputees Feel Their Prosthetics

In a groundbreaking study that could change the lives of millions of people living with amputations, scientists at Ecole...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 11:35AM

New Theory Says Multiple Personality Disorder Could Solve the Mystery of Consciousness

Ready to have your mind blown?   A new paper published in The Journal of Consciousness Studies claims that consciousness isn't a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 1:41PM

Can Psychedelic Drugs Actually Treat Depression? New Study Says the Evidence Is Promising

For years, scientists and medical professionals have thought that clinical depression is usually the result of chemical balances in...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 1:15PM

New Study Says Bees Understand the Concept of Zero—And That Could Transform AI

Despite having tiny brains, bees can communicate with one another via elaborate dances, build their hives out of lattices of hexagonal...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 11 June 2018 - 11:28AM

Scientists Say They Can Predict the Next NBA Champs Based on This Weird Neuroscience

A bunch of weirdly entrancing videos have come out this year of pro basketball players moving in perfect synchronicity with one...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 1:18PM

Scientists Successfully Transplanted Memories From One Sea Snail to Another

Extracting, cloning, or replicating memories has been a major staple in science fiction for a long time, appearing in everything from...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 20 May 2018 - 2:23PM

Are Psychedelics the Key to Saving Humans? 'Omnivore's Dilemma' Author Says It's Possible

Fifty years ago, psychedelics like LSD were hailed as a gateway to transforming humanity's consciousness. Within a decade, it was...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 1:07PM

'A Living Hell' – Critics Fear Yale Scientist's Breakthrough in Brain Reanimation

Critics are afraid of what one Yale scientist's breakthrough might mean for the future.

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 07 May 2018 - 10:59AM

Scientists Play Classical Music to a Crocodile to Understand Its Brain

"Scientists put a crocodile into an MRI machine with classical music" may sound like somebody playing a game of science Mad Libs, but...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 6:46PM

Chinese Companies Have Started Spying on the Brains of Their Employees to Monitor Their Emotions

If you thought China's new initiative to assign every citizen a three-digit approval score based on their loyalty, hobbies, and social...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 12:21PM

Want to Control Your Own Dreams? MIT Scientists Say This New Device Makes It Possible

From Inception to the anime classic Paprika, science-fiction is filled with devices that let people manipulate dreams. Though...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 27 April 2018 - 11:59AM

New AI Technology Can See Through Your Poker Face

If you thought Facebook and Cambridge Analytica were on the cutting edge when it comes to violating privacy, you haven't seen anything...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 16 April 2018 - 11:55AM