Social hierarchies among rhesus macaques give rise to differences in their ability to respond to bacterial and viral invaders
Researchers identify a brain area activated by both tickling and play in happy rats
Scientists used special microphones to let us listen in on a tickled rat’s titters.
A Q&A with psychologist Philip Kortum
Superior perceptual-cognitive skills help professional referees make accurate calls
Researchers unravel how new neurons connect to existing neural networks
A clever experiment pinpoints the brain region involved in taking the perspective of our future selves or that of others
A decades-long study of human well-being found that upbringing also affected how the men managed their emotions in midlife
From robotic arms to brain – computer interfaces, the unique event featured some of today’s most cutting-edge assistive devices...
A gorilla-suit experiment reveals our closest animal relatives may possess “theory of mind”
The UK Biobank Imaging Study aims to track brain health in 100,000 individuals as part of a long-running effort to understand how diseases develop
The new Allen Brain Atlas combines neuroimaging and tissue staining to offer an unprecedented level of resolution
New types of hearing tests can pick up early damage missed by current tests—perhaps in time to reverse it