Are they laughing at you or laughing with you? Your brain can tell the difference.
Finding the point at which babies’ reactions change from being purely reflexive to reflecting more intention is leading researches to focus on the first glimmers of conscious thought in infants as young as 5 months old.
Among the 100 million or so nerve cells in the brain, it turns out there is a group dedicated to making sense of numbers.
While criminal activity can’t be reduced to a brain image, understanding changes in brain function could improve the way criminals are rehabilitated.
With the Obama administration planning a major initiative to map the brain, there’s more attention focused on what all of that new information will mean for how we see ourselves and how we take moral and legal responsibility for …
Enhancing one area of the brain means activity in others may suffer.
Most of us take it for granted, but a new brain map shows how complicated speaking actually is.
To navigate something as complex and dynamic as the brain, a map would help.
Brain experts and magicians may have much more in common than either thought possible
It’s all about the reward
Dating is all about making snap judgments, and scientists have located where in the brain those decisions are made.