Brain

I highly doubt that reading this post will do too much to you, but new research shows that reading novels definitely does change your brain with lingering effects. Carol Clark-Emory reports for…



Via Wired, neuroscientist Christof Koch argues that there are consciousnesses that exist outside of biological entities: Consciousness arises within any sufficiently complex, information-processing system. All animals, from humans on down to earthworms,…


Via ScienceDaily: University of Arizona doctoral degree candidate Jay Sanguinetti has authored a new study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, that indicates that the brain processes and understands visual input…








Michael Graziano, professor of neuroscience at Princeton University and author of Consciousness and the Social Brain, thinks neuroscience has discovered how consciousness comes about. He explains at Aeon: Scientific talks can get…










Our brains are being reprogrammed — literally. And not for the better, but droolingly bad. A “detriment to cognition, concentration, contemplation and psychological health,” causing “structural abnormalities in gray matter” to the…