Health

More Swedes had COVID jab when they were paid

An international study led by Lund University in Sweden has revealed that a small reward of $24 increased the vaccination rate by 4 percent—from 72 to 76 percent. The study involved 8,286 Swedes, and is published in the ...

Neuroscience

Measuring the 'reality' in virtual reality

You are on a Zoom call when suddenly the audio lags behind the video. Your colleague's lips move, but it looks like a dubbed movie—a minor inconvenience. Yet this minor issue is quite detrimental for scientific experiments ...

Neuroscience

How one pain suppresses the other

The human perception of pain can vary greatly depending on the situation. So it is possible that the same pain stimulus feels more or less painful under different conditions. The body's own pain control system is responsible ...

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