Neuroscience

Neuronal recycling: This is how our brain allows us to read

Letters, syllables, words and sentences—these are spatially arranged sets of symbols that acquire meaning when we read them. But is there an area and cognitive mechanism in our brain that is specifically devoted to reading? ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Visual illusion that may help explain consciousness—new study

How much are you conscious of right now? Are you conscious of just the words in the center of your visual field or all the words surrounding it? We tend to assume that our visual consciousness gives us a rich and detailed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pfizer: Mid-November earliest it can seek virus vaccine OK

Pfizer Inc. cannot request emergency authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine before the third week of November—and that's if everything goes well, the company's CEO announced Friday.

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