When it comes to animal intelligence, your best friend may be smarter than you think. Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods explain.
A neurological ‘signature’ for conscious perception has been identified in babies as young as five months old, according to French scientists.
Chimpanzees have superior working memory to humans, and may even suffer depression or post-traumatic stress.
Research into the wonder material graphene and the neurochemistry of the human brain will receive up to two billion euros in funding, the biggest research award of its kind in history.
Medical advances this century may will make our future more bizarre. Get ready for medical science to push the boundaries of what it means to be human.
Behaviour and social-emotional functioning assessments have been added to a regular health check for three-year-olds in Australia.
Our minds may wander during boring tasks because daydreaming is actually the brain’s normal state, rather than a pointless distraction, according to a new U.S. study.