An electromagnetic gadget to measure the level of consciousness
Silicon “eyes” to help people with deteriorating vision are around the corner
Functional MRI can peer inside your brain and watch you watching a YouTube clip
What can we learn about consciousness from anesthetized patients?
New research sheds light--literally--on recall mechanisms
To the great surprise of many, psilocybin, a potent psychedelic, reduces brain activity
Psychology and functional brain imaging disentangle two closely related processes, attention and consciousness
Cognitive psychology is mapping the capabilities we are unaware we possess
Using optical and genetic techniques, neuroscientists have identified an "on/off" switch for aggression in the brain
Some protozoa infect the brain of their host, shaping its behavior in ways most suited to the pathogen, even if it leads to the suicide of the host
An advanced brain-machine interface enables patients to control individual nerve cells deep inside their own brains
The ways in which brains differ from one another show up in the ways their owners perceive the world
Although we rarely remember our nighttime reveries, they may hold the key to consciousness
What stays with us, and what we forget, depends in part on how well our neurons keep time
When you are facing a tricky task, your view of the world may not be as accurate as you think
Genetic intervention cures color blindness in monkeys
A combination of genetics and optics gives brain scientists an unprecedented ability to dissect the circuits of the mind
Direct stimulation of the arousal centers in patients may restore awareness
Neurosurgeons evoke an intention to act during brain surgery
Does sentience appear in the womb, at birth or during early childhood?
Is complexity the secret to sentience, to a panpsychic view of consciousness?
Suppression and dissociation, two psychoanalytic defense mechanisms, are now studied by modern neuroscience
One sign of progress in unraveling the mind-body problem is the development of new and ingenious ways to measure consciousness
Bees display a remarkable range of talents—abilities that in a mammal such as a dog we would associate with consciousness
Clever experiments root out nooks and crannies in the brain that are hidden from your conscious awareness
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