A neurological ‘signature’ for conscious perception has been identified in babies as young as five months old, according to French scientists.
The taste of beer, even without any effect from alcohol, triggers a key reward chemical in the brain, according to a study that explores how people become hooked on booze.
Amputees often experience ‘phantom limbs’, or the sensation that their missing limb is still present, but a Swedish study has shown that even non-amputees can experience the bizarre sensation.
Michael Stevens, aka VSauce, asks, Is your red the same as my red?
A drug found to affect the cognitive ability of toddlers born to women who took the medication for epilepsy has a longer-term impact on their IQ, according to a new study.
Advances in neuroscience and technology could lead to the mind becoming the ultimate weapon.
European scientists say they have found further evidence that how you serve food and drink matters hugely in the perception of taste.
An advanced robot hand has been created that offers far more accurate and natural movements than any previous prosthetic limbs, Pentagon-backed scientists announced.
Simply presenting people with evidence does not alter beliefs, especially those that are deeply held. But that doesn’t mean you have to tolerate quackery.
Is the ‘news cycle’ just a perception, or is it a real phenomenon? For the first time, researchers – who tracked 90 million articles over the three-month period – have an answer.