Neuroscience

How texture deceives the moving finger

The perceived speed of a surface moving across the skin depends on texture, with some textures fooling us into thinking that an object is moving faster than it is, according to a study published August 27 in the open-access ...

Neuroscience

Why some people can multitask online and others can't

The internet may be the most comprehensive source of information ever created but it's also the biggest distraction. Set out to find an answer on the web and it's all too easy to find yourself flitting between multiple tabs, ...

Neuroscience

Study raises online golf tutorials to above par

The internet is overflowing with online tutorials dedicated to improving your game of golf and other motor skills. A new study in Frontiers in Psychology has shown that straightforward changes to the way these tutorials are ...

Medical research

Brain injuries no match for sPIF treatment

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine and their colleagues have uncovered a new pathway to help treat perinatal brain injuries. This research could also lead to treatments for traumatic brain injuries and neurodegenerative ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are people really staring at you?

(Medical Xpress)—People often think that other people are staring at them even when they aren't research led by the University of Sydney has found.

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