Scientists measured the short-term effects of reading using fMRI scans, and they found that reading actually changes your brain! What specifically happens? Trace is joined by Dr. Mike North to discuss their findings!
Previous studies have shown independent remembering is more accurate, but new research shows benefits to couples who work together to remember something. Continue reading →
Psychedelic mushrooms have been around for thousands of years, and have been used for research purposes and in religious ceremonies. Tara has the skinny on how 'shrooms can expand one's mind.
Research on rats suggests the path the brain takes to regain consciousness may be even more sophisticated than thought.
A new technique could lead to treatments for PTSD and Alzheimer's. A better robot brain may still be a ways off.
Celebrities and common folk alike report having sex with ghosts, demons, and fairies. Continue reading →
We can predict what others will say far more often than previously thought, research shows. Continue reading →
Pessimists tend to have a very negative outlook on life. New research shows that this outlook isn't their fault! Anthony discusses how the brain of a pessimist is very different than the brain of an optimist!
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