A Decoder That Uses Brain Scans to Know What You Mean — Mostly
Scientists have found a way to decode a stream of words in the brain using MRI scans and artificial intelligence. The system reconstructs the gist of what a person hears or imagines, rather than trying
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on the fallibility of memory, encephalogram research, voice familiarity, voting preferences, neurodegenerative disease and aging, foreground bias in visual perception, and the responsible use of third-party data.
New Content from Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on measurement practices, multiverse methods, and intervention research; plus tutorials on performing omega estimates in R, visualization of neuroimaging data, and creating data dictionaries for shareable data sets.
Scanning the Brain to Predict Behavior, a Daunting ‘Task’ for MRI
New research indicates that task-fMRI lacks the reliability to predict individual behavior or how a person might respond to mental-health therapies. [June 3, 2020]
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sampling of research on depression rates among M-Turkers,
treating the symptoms of
anorexia nervosa, social anxiety and dating, and the use of brain imaging to study worry.
Excessive brain activity linked to a shorter life
One key to a longer life could be a quieter brain without too much neural activity, according to a new study that examined postmortem brain tissue from extremely long-lived people for clues about what made them different