Neuroscience

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...

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?

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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

27 September 2016

It's a weel know fact, sugar makes kids go round the bend. But is it really true?

16 September 2016

The disease was discovered over 100 years ago, so what do we now know about it?

16 September 2016

If we know tau tangles and amyloid plaques are the cause of Alzheimer’s, why can’t we just blitz them?

16 September 2016

Early trials of aducanumab show the drug destroying amyloid but there are other drugs that have reached this stage and...

16 September 2016

Could we stop the clumping of plaques and tangles in the first place?

16 September 2016

Although all this research sounds promising, drug development takes time. So what can we do about it now?

22 August 2016

What did Sophie Scott discover when she made voice actors get in her brain scanner?

22 August 2016

Big Bang Theory's Dr Mayim Bialik speaks about her years as a voice actor.