A new study shows language is not a prerequisite for some basic reasoning
Physicists have long sought to find one final theory that would unify all of physics. Instead they may have to settle for several
Researchers are painting intricate pictures of individual memories and learning how the brain works in the process
Artificial intelligence has staged a revival by starting to incorporate what we know about how children learn
Psychology shows a great date might be more than just a walk in the park.
People who use echolocating mouth clicks to compensate for low vision increase the number and intensity of clicks when objects are harder to detect. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Proponents hope the assessment will help ID the earliest stages of dementia
Recordings of songbird duets reveal baby birds learn conversational turn-taking like we do: gradually, and from adults. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Back-and-forth exchanges build the brain’s language center and verbal ability
Machines that learn like children provide deep insights into how the mind and body act together to bootstrap knowledge and skills
If you suffer a heart attack in a crowd, you would be less likely to get help than if there were only one or two people around you.
Cuban scientists and a new American report both shoot down a list of bizarre theories
The two conditions often coincide, but the search for common biological roots turns up conflicting evidence
In a new book, an argument for giving children more of a sense of control over their lives
An implant is the latest development in research on neural stimulation to boost cognition
Researchers identify a major risk factor for pernicious effects of misinformation
Orcas can imitate calls from other whales and even human speech—suggesting they can transmit cultural practices, such as unique dialects. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A simple technique to gauge brain levels of a toxic protein could improve diagnosis and drug trials