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A psychological scientist in Germany has found a way that cell phones, and specifically texting, have hacked into our brains. Just by typing the numbers that correspond to the letters in a word like "love," we can activate the meaning of that word in our minds. The results are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>
There are areas in the brain devoted to our arms, legs, and various parts of our bodies. The way these areas are distributed throughout the brain are known as “body ... More>
When you first notice a door handle, your brain has already been hard at work. Your visual system first sees the handle, then it sends information to various parts of ... More>
Overestimating one’s abilities can have hazardous consequences. The overconfident investment banker may lose millions on a “can’t-miss” start up or a driver who’s had one too many may insist on ... More>