Biological/Neuroscience

Hypnosis-induced Synaesthesia Makes You See Red – in the Number Seven

Hypnosis can induce synaesthetic experiences – where one sense triggers the involuntary use of another – according to a new study in Psychological Science. The findings suggests that people with synaesthesia do not necessarily have extra connections in their brain; rather, their brains may simply do more ‘cross-talking’ and this More

Why Delaying Gratification is Smart: A Neural Link Between Intelligence and Self-control

If you had a choice between receiving $1,000 right now or $4,000 ten years from now, which would you pick?  Psychologists use the term “delay discounting” to describe our inability to resist the temptation of a smaller immediate reward in lieu of receiving a larger reward at a later date. More