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May 28, 2019


Electronic Mind Reading

A newly created computer program was capable of reconstructing intelligible speech from recordings of brain waves.

May 27, 2019


Super Bats

New research shows that bats have surprisingly fast brains.

May 23, 2019


It’s Easier To Lie In A Foreign Language

In a recent study, people took longer to tell the truth in a foreign language because the extra cognitive load of speaking a different language made it harder.

May 20, 2019


What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?

An international team of biomedical scientists think Alzheimer’s is caused by an infection of the brain by the same bacterium that causes the gum disease gingivitis.

April 8, 2019


Gambling Monkeys

A recent study shows that monkeys place a high value on satisfying their curiosity.

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.

February 25, 2019


Can Animals Tell Time?

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

February 19, 2019


Lavender and Linalool

A recent study in Japan shows that lavender’s interaction with our sense of smell is responsible for its calming effects.

February 14, 2019


A Gut Feeling

The human brain can communicate with the gut more rapidly than previously thought.

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