Keith Jarret, world-famous jazz pianist, once answered in an interview when asked if he would ever be interested in doing a concert where he would play both jazz and classical music: "No, that's hilarious. [...] It's like ...
As real as that daydream may seem, its path through your brain runs opposite reality.
Using only data from an fMRI scan, researchers led by a Yale University undergraduate have accurately reconstructed images of human faces as viewed by other people.
Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new Australian-led study has found.
When trying to memorize information, it is better to relate it to something meaningful rather than repeat it again and again to make it stick, according to a recent Baycrest Health Sciences study published in NeuroImage.
Visual images often intrude on verbal thinking, study says, suggesting that pondering with images may be hardwired
Harvard scientists are beginning to provide answers to one of the thorniest questions in psychology: How do we think?
Our thoughts are not always tethered to events in the moment. Although mind wandering is often considered a lapse in attention, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig and ...
We live in a three-dimensional world, but everything we see is first recorded on our retinas in only two dimensions.
Every day, we rely on our physical surroundings—friends, gadgets, and even hand gestures—to manage incoming information and retain it. In a Review published August 16 in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, two researchers explain ...