Scientists have known for some time that octopuses make use of shells and other objects they find to hide from predators.
By studying cockroaches, scientists can learn a lot about the relationship between individuals and groups, and what they learn might be applicable to people, too.
Scientists hypothesize that people rely on some general mental scheme of what apples look like to remember the Apple logo.
The ability to make comparisons and analogies‑‑to tell when and how things are the same or different‑‑is a mental capacity that distinguishes human beings from at least most other animals.
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.
Cotard’s Syndrome is a rare condition where patients sincerely believe that they’ve died.
There’s a big gap between how we act in virtual reality and how we act in real life, as scientists who did an experiment focused on yawning found out.
A recent study found that people tend to become more trusting with age, and that being more trusting could help to increase overall happiness.
In a preliminary report, researchers found that the personality traits we ascribe to different dog breeds have a basis in the dogs’ DNA.
Research shows that when activities require thinking, we’re more prone to choke.