Neuroscience

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

New Technology Allows Scientists To Study Bats' Brains During Flight

Bats, while being closer to "rats with wings" than any other animal (simply by virtue of being a rare winged mammal), are complicated...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 April 2018 - 12:17PM

DARPA Develops an Experimental Brain Implant Which Can Improve Your Memory

Unless you're Elon Musk, you may be uncomfortable with adding a "brain implant" into your head (unless it teaches you kung fu). And...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 6:27PM

University of California's New Mind-Reading Device Can Translate Brainwaves Into Words

It's strange to think that the first mainstream voice assistant, Siri, was only introduced in 2011. Now, seven years later,...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 - 11:43AM

Shocked Doctors Discover Large Air Pocket In Patient's Brain

Has your balance been a bit... Off lately? Do you feel any weakness in your left leg and arm? If you were to check those symptoms on...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:31AM

Tech Startup Nectome Debuts '100% Fatal' Brain Upload Service

In Futurama, one piece of bizarre sci-fi technology that shows up a lot is human heads kept alive in glass jars. This is played for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 10:34AM