New research suggests that immersive VR headsets like the Oculus Rift may intensify the psychological risks of gaming.
LSD replaces one illusion with another, according to the first detailed look at how this psychedelic drug alters brain function.
Understanding the origins of ill will could some day help scientists prevent violence before it happens.
Humans and other big brained animals are inherently more susceptible to disease and additional illnesses than are other species.
A simple command from an authority figure can be enough for people to lose a sense of responsibility for their actions.
A big brain can be a liability instead of an asset for many mammals, finds new research that identifies a reversal of a 40-million-year-old trend.
The device was inspired by woodpeckers, which appear to tolerate repetitive head impacts by adjusting the blood flowing to their brains.
Our vices leaves an imprint on a part of the brain responsible for compulsive behavior and addiction.
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