Latest Philosophy of mind Stories
Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study.
Exercise might be the best way to help jump over writer’s block, according to new research out of Leiden University in the Netherlands.
A new study has found that simply imagining a scene that is either too brightly or too dimly lit can affect the size of the human pupils.
Is it true, as some scientists believe, that to understand words like "spike" (in the volleyball sense) the brain has to "mentally" retrace the sequence of motor commands that accomplish the action?
Faced with inevitable pain, most people choose to "get it out of the way" as soon as possible.
Researchers have detailed a fifth type of boredom and developed a description for this emotion.
A Wake Forest stem cell scientist has put forward a theory that says death is just a construct of the human mind.
A study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, indicates the brain can understand and process visual input, even when that input isn’t consciously perceived.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.