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Taking a Dog’s-Eye View of Social Interaction

Dogs have refined social skills that include following a person’s gaze and responding to nonverbal signals. But how do they know when events constitute a social interaction? ... More>

Why We Fall Prey to Misinformation

Even when we know better, we often rely on inaccurate or misleading information to make future decisions. A new review of scientific research explores the reasons why. ... More>

What Your Brain Looks Like When It Solves a Math Problem

Can a Brain Scan Tell What You’re Thinking?

Distinct Stages of Thinking Revealed by Brain Activity Patterns

By combining two analytical strategies, researchers were able to use fMRI to identify patterns of brain activity that aligned with four distinct stages of problem solving. ... More>