Music is more than just hearing sound; it’s also feeling it. Scientists have shown that feeling the bass makes music more enjoyable and causes people to dance more.
Who are you when you're split in two? When it comes to your brain, two halves do not make a whole. Learn about how the two halves of your brain communicate and what happens when they stop.
What we think we see isn’t always what’s really in front of us. Scientists use optical illusions to demonstrate how our brains use quick tricks to shape how we see the world.
Have you ever tried and failed to tickle yourself? Learn about how your brain stops you from tickling yourself by expecting what it will feel like.
The cerebellum (Latin for “little brain”) plays a bigger role in our ability to socialize than you might think!
The exact cause of stuttering remains unknown, but it is probably the result of changes in certain brain structures.
Despite what you may have heard, dietary fat isn’t all bad. On the contrary, some types of dietary fats, such as omega 3 fatty acids, can positively impact mood and have a protective effect against symptoms of mood disorders like depression.
Does the way we define and categorize psychological concepts match the organization of our brains, and why does it matter when studying mental illness?
Ever wonder why so much of neuroscience is done in animal models? What can animal brains tell us about human brains?
Electroconvulsive therapy is an effective treatment for some people with mental illness, but how does this so-called “shock therapy” affect the brain?
Scientists discovered a new type of rhythmicity in brain activity when rats are in a virtual reality. What does it mean to be in the matrix?
Restoring sight to the blind sounds like science fiction, but a recent study puts us one step closer to making this fantasy a reality.
A new study found that activating memories through learning-associated sound cues during sleep improved the performance of a motor task