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Researchers: Nothing Special About Einstein’s Brain

Minimizing Belief in Free Will May Lessen Support for Criminal Punishment

Exposure to information that diminishes will, including brain-based accounts of behavior, seems to decrease people’s support for retributive punishment. ... More>

Lines on the Road are Longer Than You Think

A recent study showed that people grossly underestimate the length of the dashed lines separating traffic lanes, and thus could be misjudging distances as they drive. That means they could be driving too fast. ... More>

Milner Awarded Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

APS William James Fellow Brenda Milner is a recipient of the 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience. ... More>

The Part of Your Brain That Made You Eat That Doughnut