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Do We Care About Future Generations?

New research finds that we tend to care more about the success of future generations when we are faced with our own mortality. Christie Nicholson reports

July 2, 2012

How the Brain Views Race

Research on the link between implicit race preference and brain activity could be used to prevent unintended consequences of race bias

June 26, 2012 — Mo Costandi and Nature magazine


Test your inborn ability to intuitively size up the number of objects in your everyday environment

June 26, 2012

Some Skill Sleep Learning May Work

Hearing material while sleeping that you've already learned may improve sensorimotor skills related to the execution of the material. Christopher Intagliata reports

June 25, 2012

America Needs to Study Fractions

Recent research finds that a solid grade school knowledge of fractions and long-form division accurately predicts later success in high school math. Christie Nicholson reports

June 16, 2012

Quiz: How Nice Are You?

Answer these 10 simple questions to find out if you benefit from being highly agreeable

June 15, 2012 — Daisy Grewal and Ingrid Wickelgren

Another Perspective on Massive Brain Simulations

This excerpt from a leading neuroscientist's book on the brain's intricate connections levels a critique at the prospects for the Human Brain Project, profiled in the June issue

June 11, 2012 — Sebastian Seung
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