In some occupations, the more highly skilled employees are more likely to make mistakes after being interrupted.
Quiz: What comes before P in the alphabet? Unless you are particularly good at remembering sequences, you probably sang yourself a little song, but why?
The same human capacity for making sense out of the jumbled data of experience also makes us easily fooled.
As it turns out, not everyone loves music. How is this possible?
Sounds like 'baba' and 'dada' are common to hear from a six-month old. This is the genesis of sophisticated human speech.
In spite of recent research on the subject, when and how babies learn sympathy is still something of a scientific mystery.
Though you may have heard otherwise, there isn't enough evidence to prove that this is the case.
Starved of environmental cues telling us when it's time to go to sleep, our sleep cycles are actually a little longer than twenty-four hours.
According to new research, stress can profoundly affect the way our brains interpret olfactory signals.