Women are found to be nearly twice as likely as men to develop Alzheimer's.
Scientists wire brains together into 'brainets' that can solve problems as teams.
The 87-year-old Hungarian woman aims to set a world record in chess games played simultaneous ly. Continue reading →
While the human brain can distinguish between millions of colors, it has difficulty remembering specific shades.
PTSD, a psychological disorder, is linked for the first time with long-term, systemic effects on a basic process such as aging.
People are tricked into thinking they can't be seen in an experiment that could have applications for anxiety treatments.
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
Learning new things can be tough, even for the sharpest knives in any drawer. It might be that thinking too much about what you're trying to learn gets in the way of actually learning it.
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