The ‘Stubborn’ Cerebellum
Psychological scientists don’t typically describe brain areas as fickle, two-faced, or agreeable, but APS William James Fellow Richard B. Ivry explains why he ascribes a specific personality trait to the region that controls our sensorimotor system.
Neuroscientists scanned Sting’s brain. Here’s what they learned.
The Washington Post: A book with the title “This Is Your Brain on Music” would, presumably, be of great interest to a musician like Sting. His gray matter has been on the stuff for a
Researchers Study Effects Of Social Media On Young Minds
NPR: So if you’re freaking out because you think social media is running your life, I recommend that you do not listen to the next four minutes or so of radio. My colleague, social science
What Your Brain Looks Like When It Solves a Math Problem
The New York Times: Solving a hairy math problem might send a shudder of exultation along your spinal cord. But scientists have historically struggled to deconstruct the exact mental alchemy that occurs when the brain
Psychology and Technology: A Premium Blend
Whether they’re conducting industrial/organization studies or analyzing brain scans, psychological scientists are proving to be anything but Luddites. In “Advancing Psychological Science Through Technology,” a cross-cutting theme program at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in
Can a Brain Scan Tell What You’re Thinking?
Pacific Standard: Mind reading stands as one of science fiction’s most enduring improbabilities, alongside light-speed space travel and laser guns. But unlike those latter two, mind reading actually has a whiff of reality: In a