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Our Brains Act As Information DJs
2013-07-06 05:34:27

Long before the advent of the internet, scientists were trying to understand how ideas spread. Today, the questions include "what messages will go viral on social media?" and "can this be predicted?"

Researchers Take A Look Inside The Mind Of A Child
2013-06-28 08:16:07

There is an intense look of concentration that is nearly universal to young children when their minds are hard at work. Despite recognizing the look, however, adults are never really sure what the children are thinking.

2013-06-25 13:10:10

What if experts could dig into the brain, like archaeologists, and uncover the history of past experiences?

Researchers Don't Ask How You Feel, They Use Brain Activity Instead
2013-06-20 14:48:33

Instead of asking someone how they feel, a group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon has found a way to identify a person’s emotion based on brain activity.

Fiber-optic Pen Used To See Inside Brains Of Children With Learning Disabilities
2013-06-18 13:09:41

For less than $100, University of Washington researchers have designed a computer-interfaced drawing pad that helps scientists see inside the brains of children with learning disabilities while they read and write.

2013-06-10 10:53:45

Blood vessels within a sensory area of the mammalian brain loop and connect in unexpected ways, a new map has revealed.

Researchers Create Mind-Controlled Flying Robot
2013-06-06 07:35:00

A new, non-invasive system that allows people to control a flying robot using only their mind has been developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota.

Scientists Look At How The Brain Compensates For Speed
2013-05-08 18:47:22

Researchers from the University of California in Berkeley have finally pinpointed the area of the brain responsible for not only seeing fast-moving objects, but responding to them as well.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.