Biological/Neuroscience

Brain Shows Humans Break Down Events into Smaller Units.

In order to comprehend the continuous stream of cacophonies and visual stimulation that battle for our attention, humans will breakdown activities into smaller, more digestible chunks, a phenomenon that psychologists describe as “event structure perception.” Event structure perception was originally believed to be confined to our visual system, but new More

Romance, Schmomance: Natural Selection Continues Even After Sex

Some breaking news, just in time for Valentine’s Day:  Researchers have identified something called “sperm competition” that they think has evolved to ensure a genetic future.  In sexual reproduction, natural selection is generally thought of as something that happens prior to – and in fact leads to — the Big More