Zen masters are famous for being able to clear their minds and enter a state of sort of zoned-in wakefulness.
You've heard that we only use ten percent of our brains right? Well, that's actually an old science myth that continues to be passed around.
Since the 60's, LSD has been seen as a recreational drug, not worth serious research...until now!
Learn more about Dr. Robert Bartholow and his electricity on this Moment of Science.
Robert Bartholow was to go down in medical history as both a pioneer in the field of neurology and a striking example of how researchers should never behave.
Have you heard that hot peppers might be the key to a new type of anesthetic that blocks pain without making you numb or paralyzed?
The closer that numbers presented to us are, the longer it takes us to compare them. This suggests that we solve such problems with a mental number line.
Are you hungry right now? It could be because your brain doesn't have enough leptin.
Last time we discussed "acalculia,"the condition whereby people with neurological damage, say by stroke, find themselves suddenly unable to work with numbers.
Time for your moment of science math quiz. Ready? Which of the following numbers is larger: 90 or 50? 16 or 14? 9 or 7? But, this was a psychology quiz not math