Two monkey species who last shared a common ancestor 3 million years ago have "eerily similar" alarm calls.
A study in mice shows improved cognitive performance when these bursting signals move around memory circuits
A new study in mice reveals why consuming a beverage is usually pleasurable but is not always enough to quench thirst
Preterm babies who listened to music in the neonatal intensive care unit had brain activity that more closely resembled that of full-term babies. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A new study suggests women's performance on math and verbal tasks increases as room temperature rises, up to about the mid 70s F. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Artists, novelists, actors and directors excel at tapping into “imagination” circuits
Growing up in a home filled with books enhances enhances intellectual capacity in later life, even if you don't read them all.
Felines move their ears, heads and tails more when they hear their names compared to when they hear similar words. Jim Daley reports.
Freshwater dolphins are evolutionary relics, and their calls give clues to the origins of cetacean communication in general. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The tiny brain of a honeybee is apparently able to calculate small numbers' addition and subtraction. Annie Sneed reports.
Research reveals strategies for staying motivated in the face of challenges
Tracking the location and mood of 15,000 people, researchers found that scenic beauty was linked to happiness—including near urban sights like bridges and buildings. Christopher Intagliata reports...
Study points toward lifelong neuron formation in the human brain’s hippocampus, with implications for memory and disease
Volunteers who listened to music solved fewer word puzzles than others who worked in silence. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Humans traveling to Mars will be required to operate with a degree of autonomy human astronauts have never had, due to communication delays. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Although millennials' memory of recent pop tunes drops quickly, their ability to identify top hits from the 1960s through 1990s remains moderately high. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Interviewing an inebriated person at the scene may be more accurate than waiting until he or she is sober
Humpback populations from the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet up south of Africa and trade song stylings.
Brain regions that process faces reveal deep insights into the neural mechanisms of vision
Are we really at our smartest in our 20s? At what age do we strike the right balance between cognitive ability and expertise?