Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science. Sleep Consolidation of Interfering Auditory Memories in Starlings Timothy P. Brawn, Howard C. Nusbaum, and Daniel Margoliash In this study, the authors examined the effect of sleep on the consolidation of starlings’ memories. Starlings were trained and tested on two similar classification More

Wall Street Italia: In un futuro non molto lontano, le scansioni cerebrali potrebbero stabilire se un individuo ha una propensione al razzismo oppure no. Parola di alcuni scienziati, che hanno condotto uno studio che ha dato risultati sorprendenti, secondo cui le scansioni sarebbero capaci di individuare le differenze nel modo More

Racial stereotypes have been shown to have subtle and unintended consequences on how we treat members of different race groups. According to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, race bias also increases differences in the brain’s representations of faces. Psychological scientists Tobias More

Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest scientific quests of all time, but the available methods have been very limited until recently. The development of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) — a tool used to gauge real-time brain activity by measuring changes in blood flow — opened up More