Research in Visual Perception: The Significance of Face Recognition

Research in Visual Perception: The Significance of Face Recognition

In his 1865 book, Expression of Emotions in Man and...
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ABC GULP – NEW VERSION!!!

ABC GULP – NEW VERSION!!!

Its taken some time and effort, but we published a...
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Good Science Is Rewarded

Good Science Is Rewarded

How many of us were told by our moms and...
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Education and Neuroscience: Bridging the Gap

Education and Neuroscience: Bridging the Gap

With so many claims about education products and practices, what...
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Neuroscience Education: Exploring the Inner Unknown

Neuroscience Education: Exploring the Inner Unknown

Bringing the brain into your classroom! Learning about the brain...
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Your brain on video games

Your brain on video games

Not all gaming is bad.  Do you believe this?  How...
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Why Dyslexia Is More Than a Reading Disorder

Why Dyslexia Is More Than a Reading Disorder

In a recent TIME piece researchers found that past research...
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Word List Recall – NEW VERSION!!!

Word List Recall – NEW VERSION!!!

Over the course of the next year we will be...
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Your Amazing Brain

Your Amazing Brain

The human brain. It's spongy to the touch, weighs about...
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Most Relaxing Song in the World?

Most Relaxing Song in the World?

Neuroscientists Say This Is The Most Relaxing Song In The World...
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Learning Music Gives Kids Extra Brain Connections

Learning Music Gives Kids Extra Brain Connections

Teaching young children to play a musical instrument helps them...
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Does Studying Make You Hungrier Than Exercising?

Does Studying Make You Hungrier Than Exercising?

A recent study of college students found that they consumed...
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This Is Your Brain On… Kitten Pics?

This Is Your Brain On… Kitten Pics?

The advent and widespread adoption of the Internet has led...
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The Exploring Versus the Exploiting Brain

The Exploring Versus the Exploiting Brain

In a new study published in Psychological Science, neuroscientists Moshe...
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Reward Circuits of the Teenage Brain Activated by Peers

Reward Circuits of the Teenage Brain Activated by Peers

It’s no secret that teenagers are influenced by their peers....
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A Criticism Of Brain Training – And An Answer To It

A Criticism Of Brain Training – And An Answer To It

An interesting paper came across my radar week - “Placebo...
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Dr. Michael Merzenich Wins the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

Dr. Michael Merzenich Wins the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

Posit Science’s very own Dr. Michael Merzenich has been awarded...
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It’s the Simple Stuff That Makes You––And Your Brain––Happy

It’s the Simple Stuff That Makes You––And Your Brain––Happy

Sometimes when we want to change our mood, we overlook...
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Why Can’t Our Brains Figure Out Magic Tricks?

Why Can’t Our Brains Figure Out Magic Tricks?

As intellectually mature adults, we know that when we see...
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FTC Takes Action on Brain Training

FTC Takes Action on Brain Training

There are quite a few brain-training programs around, and it...
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What Happens When Your Brain Doesn’t Sleep?

What Happens When Your Brain Doesn’t Sleep?

We have reported before about how important sleep is for...
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