Archive for the ‘Science / Psychology and Neuroscience’ Category
April 16th, 2021
Understanding how other animals dream could help us figure out why it’s so important to the human brain, and why it may have been preserved throughout history.
March 30th, 2021
Social isolation has been linked to poorer physical and mental health, but scientists are finally starting to understand its neurological impact.
March 7th, 2021
A study found no significant difference in the well-being of participants who thought they were taking mini hits of psychedelics and those who actually were.
March 3rd, 2021
In her new book, Brandy Schillace recalls the unbelievable legacy of a Cold War era neurosurgeon’s mission to preserve the soul.
February 26th, 2021
Losing any sense can be devastating, even if you never appreciated it before it was gone.
February 23rd, 2021
Margaret McKinnon survived a midair catastrophe, then became a major researcher of memory and trauma. Now she’s studying how the pandemic will haunt us.
February 11th, 2021
In STEM fields, female students often can’t find an adviser who looks like them. It’s important to talk about what they need from a mentor.
February 4th, 2021
First of all, you have to stop thinking and kind of become a robot.
January 6th, 2021
Academics often research minority communities in the hope of helping them. But too much time under the microscope can cause its own harms.
December 14th, 2020
Volunteers let an AI scan their messages from more than a year before they received a psychiatric diagnosis. It was able to flag signs of their conditions.