Women’s brains appear three years younger than men’s

Women's brains appear to be three years younger than men's of the same age, according to a new study on brain metabolism. The findings...

Do bigger brains equal smarter dogs? New study offers answers

Larger dogs have better short-term memory and self-control than smaller breeds, according to new research.

People think and behave differently in virtual reality than they do...

By studying the phenomenon of contagious yawning, the researchers learned that people's reactions in virtual reality can be quite different from what they are...

At least half of parents try non-evidence-based cold prevention methods for...

Despite little or no evidence suggesting certain types of methods actually help people avoid catching or preventing a cold, more than half of parents...

Stress fracture? Your foot hitting pavement wasn’t the main problem

It starts as a persistent and irritating pain in the foot or lower leg, then it gets more intense, maybe with swelling, and soon...

The 17 different ways your face conveys happiness

Human beings can configure their faces in thousands and thousands of ways to convey emotion, but only 35 expressions actually get the job done...

Teen brain volume changes with small amount of cannabis use, study...

At a time when several states are moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, new research shows that concerns about the drug's impact on...

Human brain allocates attention based on known size of objects

Researchers have gained important insights into how the human brain processes information and allocates attention. Their study shows people pay attention to objects based...

Computers can be a real pain in the neck

Many people slouch or strain their necks while working at the computer. A new study shows how jutting the head forward to read more...

A tilt of the head facilitates social engagement

Every time we look at a face, we take in a flood of information effortlessly: age, gender, race, expression, the direction of our subject's...

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