Neuroscience

Eye movement science is helping us learn about how we think

For most of human history if you wanted to know what was going on behind someone's eyes you had to make your best guess. But since the 1960s scientists have been studying the way eye movements may help decode people's thoughts. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suffering in silence: The cost and impact of domestic violence

Scenario 1: You're an athlete. You get a blow to the head and collapse on the field. Medics rush in, examine you, get you to the hospital. It turns out you have a concussion. You are kept off the field until your injuries ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Guidelines for inclusive language in autism research

In the decades since the "clinical" definitions of autism in the 1980s, many have been advocating to understand autism as a normal part of the neurodiversity spectrum rather than as a "problem" to be "fixed." Still, in the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Talk with your hands? You might think with them too

How do we understand words? Scientists don't fully understand what happens when a word pops into your brain. A research group led by Professor Shogo Makioka at the Graduate School of Sustainable System Sciences, Osaka Metropolitan ...

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