Fake smiles and real smiles are controlled by two different parts of the brain.
Though we often think of the brain as a storage device, memory isn't an act of recollection, it's a reconstruction of past events.
Brain cells and slime bacteria draw from the same molecular bag of tricks.
Reading action verbs fires up neurons in your motor cortex as if you were actually doing the actions.
Turns out, a UFO attack reported in 1969 was actually a salvo of meteor fragments.
Scientists discover how to induce lucid dreaming, a state wherein people are concious of being in a dream.
Time and time again, people try to confirm rather than disconfirm given facts, even when the latter provides more useful information.
Childbirth activates the region of the brain associated with obsessive compulsive disorder.
Researchers discover the link between pupil size and the brain's flow state.
Infants experience less pain from injections if given while they're nursing.