neuroscience

It's Science

'Cute Aggression' Is the Desire to Crush Adorable Things

A portion of people have it, and researchers think they might know why.
Shayla Love
12.6.18
Sex

These Are Some of the Most Unusual Ways People Say They've Achieved Orgasm

The answers ranged from swimming to riding a horse to getting a tattoo.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
12.6.18
This Week in Science

Scientists Have Made Mini Brains That Behave Like Real Human Brains

It’s the first time that brain organoids have spontaneously produced brain waves similar to human brain activity.
Shayla Love
11.30.18
mind

Meditation Is a Powerful Mental Tool—and For Some People It Goes Terribly Wrong

"I just felt shattered. I had a job, a wife, and two beautiful children, and yet I felt that I would never experience joy again.”
Shayla Love
11.14.18
Weed

Can Weed Help Treat ADHD?

Evidence that cannabis helps with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is scant, but people are using it to treat their symptoms, anyway.
Nick Keppler
10.25.18
This Week in Science

This Is What Happens in Your Dogs' Brain When You Talk to Them

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
10.19.18
This Week in Science

Research Has Probably Been Overstating How Smart Dogs Are

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
10.5.18
This Week in Science

When You Give An Octopus MDMA They Become Unusually Touchy-Feely

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
9.21.18
This Week in Science

Scientists Discovered a New Human Brain Cell

And other crazy stuff you might have missed in science news this week.
Shayla Love
8.30.18
Brains on trial

Can Neuroscience Predict How Likely Someone Is to Commit Another Crime?

Researchers propose using brain imaging technology to improve risk assessments—tools to help courts determine appropriate sentencing, probation, and parole. It's controversial to say the least.
Andrew R. Calderon
8.15.18
Your Brain

There's a Chemical In Your Brain That Makes You Want More

Dopamine has been described as just a pleasure molecule, but that's a common misconception.
Shayla Love
8.14.18
The High Life

What Weed and Cocaine Do to Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears.”
Shayla Love
8.8.18
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