Editor's note: This column has been updated to provide attribution to original sources. Preliminary evidence from a new study led by Harvard Medical School Affiliate McLean Hospital's Staci Gruber, PhD,
A team of 18 researchers at the University of Edinburgh recently scanned the brains of 5,000 men and women between the age of 40 and 70. They discovered that there are significant differences between and
(CNN) — Looking for a fountain of youth? You may need to search no further than your sneakers. Exercise, particularly high-intensity interval training, encourages your cells to make more proteins to feed
Get ready to work the hips and glutes with this simple at-home move, all while getting your heart rate up for some cardio. Let's do this! Here's how to do the lateral shuffle with a touch — it'll work
Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets. They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.
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Over the summer, some headlines suggested that a study highlighting issues in the way we analyse fMRI data renders the technique irretrievably flawed. But the reality is much more nuanced Since its inception
The reason we find ourselves needing a bit of peace in the day isn't too hard to understand. The ever-connected world we live in today is taking up too much mind-space and grinding us down. Everyone from
It's proof that crowdsourced science can solve problems quickly. It's no great shock to see citizen scientists make discoveries that professionals miss, but making it through a video game? That's different.
What really happens to our brains when we hear music? For rapper Tinie Tempah, writing music is about capturing ‘a feeling’; for scientists, it can reveal the mysteries of the mind. So what happened when
You’ve heard the story before: the Universe began with the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago, and formed atoms, stars, galaxies, and eventually planets with the right ingredients for life. Looking at distant
Think of someone whose political ideology leads them to ignore and groundlessly reject science. Typically, this often describes those on the right of the political spectrum, where climate change, women’s
It’s been a lousy couple of years for researchers who study the effects of computerized brain training. In October of 2014 a group of more than seventy academics published what they called a consensus