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Posts tagged cognitive science

July 24, 2017


When you read something in print, your brain is performing multiple functions.

Human Brains Are Cartographers

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

July 11, 2014


For folks who are indifferent to music, it's not the ears that are to blame. It's the mind.

Those Who Don’t Like Music

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

January 20, 2014


Dr. Harvey took more than pictures of Einstein's brain.

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


All you need is love and science.

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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