Neuroscience

21 February 2017

Are psychopaths really super smart?

21 February 2017

Simulations illuminate a tradeoff between speed and precision in the movement of proteins and other molecules around...

21 February 2017

Decreased blood flow in the brain is responsible for post-seizure symptoms in rats with epilepsy

14 February 2017

Do the neurons in our bodies really behave like a sushi conveyor belt?

31 January 2017

What other uses could there be for optogenetics?

31 January 2017

Could optogenetics be used to treat human brain conditions?

31 January 2017

What kind of things can we study using optogenetics?

31 January 2017

What is optogenetics and how does it work?

17 January 2017

Laughter is a big part of the way we interact, but why?

05 January 2017

Can you use science to get a date?

29 December 2016

What constitutes a "good" dance?

15 December 2016

The size and nutritional content of meals influences how sleepy a fly feels afterwards...

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05 December 2016

What do they all have in common? They light up the same pathways in the brain...

28 November 2016

A new technique could make it easier, and less traumatic, to get over phobias.

18 November 2016

Could our navigation technology actually be getting in the way of looking where we are going?

18 November 2016

How does your brain help you get around familiar environments?

14 November 2016

Indira Raman offers her perspective on being a scientist who is a woman...

14 November 2016

The rubber hand illusion and feelings of disembodiment...

31 October 2016

Do scientists have a place in Hollywood?

31 October 2016

Why does the theme from Jaws leave us quaking, and what makes the Psycho soundtrack so scary?

28 October 2016

Why do people pay money to be scared?

28 October 2016

What tricks do horror movies use to frighten us?

28 October 2016

How do we learn which things to be afraid us, and how does this relate to horror films?

07 October 2016

Exploring the neuroscience of the cocktail party effect: why poor listeners pay less attention