Zach Ford

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The Bias Beneath: Two Decades of Measuring Implicit Associations

Over the last 20 years, millions of people have used an online test to probe attitudes they didn’t know they had.<p>Since its online debut in 1998, the …

Psychology

Best Friends Really do Share Brain Patterns, Neuroscientists Reveal

"Our results suggest that friends process the world around them in exceptionally similar ways."<p>Whenever my best friends and I say the same thing in a …

The Brain

Hidden Reasons You’re Allowing Your Kids to Mistreat You...

Kids act out sometimes, and they don’t always listen; sometimes they’ll defy you or lie; depending on their age, they may not show a whole lot of …

Parenting

Pornography Addiction: Q&A with Peter Kleponis, PhD

<b>CATR: Hello, Dr. Kleponis. Tell me, what are some key differences between pornography addiction and other more commonly accepted addictions like</b> …

Drug Addiction

Sex differences in human brain structure are already apparent at one month of age

Figure via Dean III et al, 2018<i>By</i> Alex FraderaOn average, men and women differ psychologically in small but reliable ways, such as in personality, …

The Brain

A psychological phenomenon known as the 'default effect' could help us make better decisions

More than 8,000 Americans die every year while waiting for an organ transplant.<p>This figure doesn't reflect a lack of empathy so much as a lack of will: While 85% of Americans approve of organ donation, few actually bother to sign up as donors.<p>But what if rather than having to sign up to donate …

Psychology

A million-dollar space battle is happening now... in a video game

The players of <i>EVE Online</i> are currently in the middle of an intense battle which involves several thousand people and over $1,000,000 of war machines — the latter of which could be totally wiped out by this time tomorrow.<p>Essentially, two player factions are facing off in the same system. Over 6,000 …

Theory of Relativity

Researchers recorded a thought making its way through the brain in real time — see what it looks like

What happens in the brain when you're listening to a person's voice or looking at their face?<p>Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkeley have some new answers to that question after peering inside the opened-up heads of 16 epilepsy patients.<p>The scientists' aim was to track what happens …

The Brain

White House gets pushback on plan to phase out space station funding by 2025

White House budget plans are zeroing in on zeroing out federal funding for the International Space Station by 2025, to free up money for a Deep Space …

Space Exploration

The Trump administration might be about to pull NASA funding for the ISS

If the draft bill passes, funding for the ISS will be terminated by 2025<p>I think we may be living in 1969…or something. A few months ago, we saw …

Space Exploration

People with tetraplegia master brain implant in minutes - Futurity

A new technique allowed three people with tetraplegia to master use of a brain-computer interface in a few minutes. One participant needed only 37 …

Singularity

A 14-Year-Old Made An App To Help Alzheimer’s Patients Recognize Their Loved Ones

After watching her grandmother struggle to remember her own family members, the young coder Emma Yang decided to figure out how to use AI and facial recognition to help her–and others coping with the illness.<p>When Emma Yang was 7 or 8 years old, her grandmother became increasingly forgetful. Over …

Dementia

A look into the causes of epilepsy with a Stanford neuroscientist | Scope Blog

John Huguenard, PhD, started his academic career studying the electrical excitability of brain cells. Now, at his namesake lab in Stanford’s …

Neuroscience

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Insights into Autism Spectrum Disorder, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers report exposure to a compound used to treat seizures and migraine can cause characteristics associated with autism.Source: …

Neuroscience