Fake Memory Implants
Implanting fake memories into your brain could treat depression. Video credit: Hashem Al-Ghaili
DNA could store all of the world's data in a single room!
DNA could store all of the world's data in a single room!
Brain implant boosts human memory by up to 30%.
Brain implant boosts human memory by up to 30%.
Chimp vs human! - Working Memory test - Extraordinary Animals - Earth
Ayumu the chimpanzee has made headlines around the world for his ability to beat humans on memory tests, in both speed and accuracy. Does Ayumu's ability for...
What's In A Name? In Some Cases, Longer Life
Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research by MSU economist Lisa D. Cook.
Being Overweight Linked To Poorer Memory
In a preliminary study published in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers from the Department of Psychology at Cambridge found an association between high body mass index (BMI)...
Scientists already know how to 'erase' your painful memories... and add new ones
We all have things in our past that we'd like to forget - bad break-ups, traumatic experiences, loss. No matter how hard we try, these memories can continue to haunt us, occasionally triggering condit...
The Brain’s memory capacity might be at around one petabyte, which is almost the entire Internet
Forget what you thought you knew about human memory, because a new study suggests that our brain’s capacity is 10 times larger than previously believed.
Amazing Mind-Bending Optical Illusions
The way our eyes work is that we see something in front of us, our brain processes the shapes and colors, and then we have our sight. Inside our eyes are lenses, which make sense of the world around u...
Being Moody May Help Us Adapt To Change
It's long been known that mood biases our judgments and perceptions, but this effect has usually been regarded as irrational or disadvantageous. A new theory published Nov. 3 in Trends in Cognitive Sc...
Phobias may be memories passed down in genes from ancestors
Memories may be passed down through generations in DNA in a process that may be the underlying cause of phobias. Memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow ...
THE CITY OF MAHASIDDHAS | LEVEKUNST art of life
The city of Gorakhpur in India keeps a secret from ancient times, a temple with 84 statues of outstanding beauty and mystic significance. Each one different yet impeccably dressed in siddha garments a...
Our Brain's Response To Others' Good News Depends On Empathy
The way our brain responds to others' good fortune is linked to how empathetic people report themselves to be, according to new UCL-led research. The study, published today in the Journal of Neuroscie...
Possible New Weapon Against PTSD
About 8 million Americans suffer from nightmares and flashbacks to a traumatic event. This condition, known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is particularly common among soldiers who have bee...
Scientists May Have Found A Way To Make You Forget That You’re Addicted To Meth
Researchers erased mice's "meth memories" with a single injection. The finding could have major implications for drug rehab. Over the past two years Miller and her colleagues have made a series of rem...
New Study Reveals For The First Time: How Emotions Influence Learning And Memory Processes In The Brain
A groundbreaking new study at the University of Haifa has found for the first time that emotions are not only the product of the processing of information by the brain, but that they also directly in...
Belief
There is no way to speak generally about belief. One such attempt at speaking generally states that belief is a mental representation of a sentient being's attitude toward the likelihood or truth of ...
Evidence
Evidence, broadly construed, is anything presented in support of an assertion. This support may be strong or weak. The strongest type of evidence is that which provides direct proof of the truth of an...
Memory
In psychology, memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Encoding allows information from the outside world to reach the five senses in the forms of chemical and ph...
Observation
Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source. In living beings, observation employs the senses. In science, observation can also involve the recording of data via the us...
Perception
Perception (from the Latin perceptio, percipio) is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the environment. All perception invo...
Reasoning
Reason is the capacity for consciously making sense of things, applying logic, establishing and verifying facts, and changing or justifying practices, institutions, and beliefs based on new or existin...
Testimony
In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter.
The words "testimony" and "testify" both have a root in the Latin testis, referring to the notion of a third ...
What's In A Name? In Some Cases, Longer Life
Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research by MSU economist Lisa D. Cook.
The Library of Babel
"The Library of Babel" (Spanish: La biblioteca de Babel) is a short story by Argentine author and librarian Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986), conceiving of a universe in the form of a vast library co...
MegaMemory
MegaMemory is a commercial system sold through infomercials that claimed to boost memory via learning mnemonic techniques, developed by Kevin Trudeau. It was one of a range of products that the Federa...
Testimony in Jewish law
Testimony in Jewish law consists of testimony by eligible witnesses to a Beit Din (court) authorized to render decisions according to halakhah (Jewish law). Eligible witnesses must in almost all cases...
THE CITY OF MAHASIDDHAS | LEVEKUNST art of life
The city of Gorakhpur in India keeps a secret from ancient times, a temple with 84 statues of outstanding beauty and mystic significance. Each one different yet impeccably dressed in siddha garments a...
Proof by intimidation
Proof by intimidation (or argumentum verbosium) is a jocular phrase used mainly in mathematics to refer to a style of presenting a purported mathematical proof by giving an argument loaded with jargon...