The way memories are anchored in the brain plays a role, neuropsychologist Boris Suchan explains
Adult humans laugh primarily on the exhale, but human babies laugh on the inhale and the exhale—as do chimps. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Experimental techniques demonstrate how to strengthen memories when our brains are off-line
Three studies in rodents suggest prenatal exposure to the drug may pose risks for infants
Political attitudes reflect cognitive styles that are rooted in differing cultures
Bottlenose dolphins simplify and raise the pitch of their whistles to be heard above underwater shipping noise. Christopher Intagliata reports.
In search of answers, a neurobiologist looks to rodents
Brain changes, visible on scans, are also associated with Alzheimer’s precursors
Studies of transgender kids are revealing fascinating insights about gender in the brain
New findings reveal distinctive electrical properties of human neurons that may give us a boost in computing power
An unforgettable science activity from Science Buddies
By caring for their sick and injured, Neandertals were able to expand into more dangerous environments and pursue more deadly prey. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Christine Blasey Ford's professional expertise came into play during her testimony regarding the Supreme Court nomination.
Neural regions underlying risk-taking and regret may one day point toward treatments for compulsive betting
Some say our gadgets and computers can help improve intelligence. Others say they make us stupid and violent. Which is it?
Milena Canning can see objects only if they are moving, hinting at the inner workings of our visual system
Decoding the puzzle of human consciousness
Two key features created the human mind
Stephen Asma, professor of philosophy at Columbia College Chicago, talks about his two latest books, The Evolution of Imagination and Why We Need Religion.