Do people make a rational choice to be liberal or conservative? Do their mothers raise them that way? Is it a matter of genetics?
Two political scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and...
There’s a good reason people over 60 are not donor candidates for bone marrow transplantation. The immune system ages and weakens with time, making the elderly prone to life-threatening infection and...
“No amount of knowledge about the hardware of a computer will tell you anything serious about the nature of the software that the computer runs. In the same way, no facts about the activity of the brain could be used to confirm or refute some information-processing model of cognition.”
~ MAX COLTHEART
Fact of the day
Famous for knowing all the London streets by heart, taxi drivers have a larger than normal hippocampus--especially the drivers who have been on the job longest. This suggests that as people memorize more and more information, this part of their brain continues to grow.