Biological/Neuroscience

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

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

There are several human characteristics considered to be genetically predetermined and evolutionarily innate, such as immune system strength, physical adaptations and even sex differences. These qualities drive the nature versus nurture debate and ask of our species, who is more successful and why? Psychologists Agneta Herlitz and Jenny Rehnman in More