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Posts tagged cognitive science

April 10, 2019

 

The Psychology Of Stressful Performance

Research shows that when activities require thinking, we’re more prone to choke.

March 19, 2019

 

How Fruit Flies Learn To Behave

Fruit flies are capable of learning behavior and passing it down to subsequent generations.

March 5, 2019

 

How The Brain Sees

The human brain uses the same areas for both imagination and vision.

March 4, 2019

 

Orangutans Plan For The Future

Orangutans show signs of long-term planning in the way that they move through their habitat.

March 2, 2019

 

Inside The Heads Of Neanderthals

A growing body of research has slowly revealed a number of characteristics Neanderthals shared with humans.

March 1, 2019

 

Smelling Your Way Around

Scientists at McGill University in Canada have found that people who have a great sense of smell are often also good navigators.

February 25, 2019

 

Can Animals Tell Time?

New research suggests that mice possess a sense of what time it is.

February 20, 2019

 

How Smog Affects The Brain

Air pollution has been linked to serious cognitive impairments.

February 11, 2019

 

Latin Improves Linguistic Ability

Studying Latin can help students learn modern languages like English.

January 18, 2019

 

Literature and the Brain

A recent study indicates that reading fiction helps improve the brain’s capacity for creativity.

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