Make way for another smart light in the room. Ion, currently in production-ready prototype form seeking $20,000 from the Kickstarter community for its final push to market, is best described as a digital
Behold, the first human to be tattooed by a 3-D printer. The machine tattooed a ring on his forearm. It all started with an idea that came to Pierre Emm, a young student in France, while riding his bike
Analytics firm Flurry has published data on mobile usage by US consumers during Q1 2014. While users are spending more time on their devices (an average of 2 hours and 42 minutes per day, up four minutes
After almost three since launching for iPad, Red Jumper Studio has brought its personal ebook-creating app to Android tablets. The aptly-titled Book Creator app probably isn’t what you’d use to self-publish
With ever-increasing competition from the likes of Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft’s OneDrive, Canonical today announced it will exit the “free storage wars” and shut down its Ubuntu One file services.
The big money has moved from developing psychiatric drugs to manipulating our brain networks The psychiatric drug age may have reached its peak. Although mind-altering medications are being prescribed
There's a growing body of evidence linking elevated blood sugar to memory problems. For instance, earlier this year, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that higher glucose
Think back to an important event in your life: a graduation, a birth, a special Thanksgiving dinner. Chances are you're remembering not only what happened, but also where it happened. And now scientists
Earlier this year I wrote about some research I was involved in, which reduced aggressive behaviour in young offenders by manipulating their perception of ambiguous facial expressions. A similar principle
Researchers from UC Irvine have found that people with extraordinarily accurate memory are as vulnerable to the inception of fake memories as others, indicating that perhaps nobody is protected from memory
“Everyone’s self-control is a limited resource; it’s like muscle strength: the more we use it, the less remains in the tank, until we replenish it with rest.” Ever since psychology godfather William James
Are you weary of "new year, new you" positive thinking exercises? Tired of trying to feel Tiggerish in the cold, dark, midwinter mornings? Why not try this quick experiment to redress the balance. All
What leading executives need more than anything today is wisdom. And one of the things that makes it harder and harder to connect with our wisdom is our increasing dependence on technology. Our hyper-connectedness
If you tell people they slept better than they did, they are likely to perform better on math and word association tests. If you can't get real sleep, perhaps you can make up for it with placebo sleep.
Changing the way people think about and deal with schizophrenia is a moderately effective treatment, say researchers. Cognitive behavioural therapy is an officially recommended treatment, but is available
In 1966, psychedelic drug advocate and former Harvard professor Timothy Leary appeared on the Merv Griffin Show. "I'm in the unfortunate situation of being about 20 years ahead of my time," Leary said.
Editor’s note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech. Reading the entire Harry Potter series in a week—could it be possible?! Spritz, a new app that debuted at last month’s
A cross-disciplinary kaleidoscope of intelligent concerns for the self and the species. In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter a