Popularity isn't just by chance - there's science behind it.
Vaping seems to be safer than smoking, but is it causing more teenagers to take up the habit?
This is a mental illness often associated with teenage girls but new research suggests otherwise.
Is laughter really good for you?
Can a computer learn to crack jokes?
What is guaranteed to get a baby chuckling?
Laughter is a big part of the way we interact, but why?
Why laughing is good for your mind, body and soul.
What constitutes a "good" dance?
We discuss the science of snowflakes...
Indira Raman offers her perspective on being a scientist who is a woman...
The rubber hand illusion and feelings of disembodiment...
How are Eurasian jays teaching us about what it means to be human?
What does a marmot have to do with the shower scene in psycho?
Why do people pay money to be scared?
How do we learn which things to be afraid us, and how does this relate to horror films?
How do you train a student in all the skills required to be a fantastic doctor?
Exploring the neuroscience of the cocktail party effect: why poor listeners pay less attention
It's a weel know fact, sugar makes kids go round the bend. But is it really true?
What did Sophie Scott discover when she made voice actors get in her brain scanner?
The hidden secrets of the creative mind...
Dogs have the rare ability to tell emotional expressions apart, and not only for each other, but for humans.
What gives you the edge in professional sport?
Brain imaging reveals how we experience someone else’s