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Machines Like Us

Brain & Behavior

During prenatal development, the brains of most animals, including humans, develop specifically male or female characteristics. In most species, some...
At some point, probably 50,000 to 100,000 years ago, humans began talking to one another in a uniquely complex form. It is easy to imagine this...
Searching the Internet for information may make people feel smarter than they actually are, according to new research published by the American...
The proposed link between caffeine and reductions in the beta amyloid plaque accumulation characteristic of Alzheimer's disease (AD) suggest a...
This is the first of four posts about key ideas from my book The Shadow of Consciousness. We start with the so-called Easy Problem, about how the...
Washington State University researchers have found that an unexpectedly high percentage of young people experience "exploding head syndrome," a...
Do you ever have trouble telling right from left? For example you’re taking a driving lesson and the instructor asks you to take a left turn and you...
Sometimes being too focused on a task is not a good thing. During tasks that require our attention, we might become so engrossed in what we are...
By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota, have found...
Scientists say our brains may not be as complicated as we once thought – and they’re using sea slugs to prove it. Led by graduate student Angela...

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