Are neurons organized like roads?
Rodents sacrifice sweets to jailbreak their friends
Breaks alone do not bring on inspiration, rather tasks that allow the mind to wander are what foster creativity
A recent study finds that we tend to view meat consumption as being more masculine than vegetarianism. Christie Nicholson reports
Tense people may miss the subtle warning signs of danger
When we think of time as money, leisure activities fall flat
Spinal scans reveal the mechanism by which intense thinking can block pain receptors in the nervous system
Santino the chimp collects and conceals rocks to throw at spectators at his zoo in Sweden. Karen Hopkin reports
Brain tissue from deceased military veterans exposed to explosions shows signs of the same neurodegenerative brain disorder that strikes football players who have sustained multiple concussions...
New evidence suggests drugs like LSD open the doors of perception by inhibiting parts of the brain
Cognitive and behavioral therapies that help young people reduce impulsivity and cultivate good study habits are costlier and take longer to administer, but may be more efficacious over time...
To the great surprise of many, psilocybin, a potent psychedelic, reduces brain activity
Variations in the PKCA gene and reports of emotionally affecting photos among 700 health young volunteers confirm hypotheses about the core role of memory in PTSD
Decisions usually take longer for the elderly, but they don’t have to
A recent study shows that strong pro-vaccine messaging might have an unintended impact. Christie Nicholson reports
Watch how a druglike compound with the eponymous name of ZIP appears to completely wipe out long-term memory in a rat
Why we tend to predict rosy times ahead
A centuries-old conjecture is nearing its solution
The caustic imprint of a traumatic memory may fade or vanish with new drug and behavioral therapies