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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>