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July 24, 2017


A drawing of an outline of a person's head with a map of different areas in it.

Human Brains Are Cartographers

Cognitive science may have an explanation for some people's preferences for print over digital books.

July 11, 2014


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Those Who Don’t Like Music

As it turns out, not everyone loves music. How is this possible?

January 20, 2014


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The Moving Thumb

On this A Moment Of Science, we'll teach you a simple trick that reveals how much interpretation goes into perception.

June 13, 2013


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Compassion Might Be Learnable, Study Finds

Study finds people are nicer after engaging in a Buddhist visualization exercise.

September 15, 2012


Scientists Restore Lost Cerebral Function In Non-Human Primates

Scientists have successfully employed a prosthesis to recoup lost brain power in lab monkeys. Could humans be next?

July 23, 2010



Putting The Focus On Meditation

Do you have trouble focusing? Make some time for meditation!

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