What are dreams really made of? Are humans the smartest animal? What causes schizophrenia? Travel inside the mind and find out how the human brain works.
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A series of studies showed that including the word 'sorry' in a rejection actually made the rejected person feel worse.
By Alia Hoyt
Forgetfulness may seem like an undesirable trait, but new research shows that memory loss is an essential brain function that can make us smarter.
A new study reveals that anything more than a moderate amount of charisma in a leader actually may interfere with his or her effectiveness.
Researchers have shown that THC in marijuana alters the structure of the brains in older mice to be more like brains of younger mice. Could the same be true for humans?
People on both left and right in the U.S. were unwilling to learn about the others' views, even for pay, according to a new study.
By Alia Hoyt
It's hard to be a night owl in an early bird world, especially when your genes are working against you.
By John Donovan
Israeli researchers have managed to erase fear-inducing memories in mice by weakening the connection between the brain's amygdala and cortex.
Need a neural workout? Satnav devices may be convenient, but they could diminish our abilities for spatial reasoning.
New research shows that for people with misophonia, or an aversion to specific sounds, the brain is overactive in key areas.
Is handwriting analysis bogus hocus-pocus or a peek into people’s personalities? A new study sheds some light on the practice.
Robert Lamb explores the mental healing power of ambient music and provides you with ambient music recommendations to help you through this, or any, troubled time.
By Robert Lamb
There are a lot of ways mental real estate can be allocated. Neanderthals evolved their big brains in a different way than we did — and you see where that got them.
Time with animals can improve our mental and physical health, but a study find that even simply looking at pictures of cute animals can help you concentrate.
Wouldn't keeping quiet help us get away from whatever's scaring us? What's the science behind the weird face and raw shout?