Psychology

Learning to Read in Your 30s Could Profoundly Change the Brain

Learning to Read in Your 30s Could Profoundly Change the Brain

Reading is such a new ability in human evolutionary history that the existence of a 'reading area' could not be specified in our genes. A...
Brain-Stimulation Technique Boosts Cognitive Training? No Evidence

Brain-Stimulation Technique Boosts Cognitive Training? No Evidence

Transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS)—a non-invasive technique for applying electric current to areas of the brain—has been growing in popularity. But new research suggests that it...
You don't see what I see

You Don’t See What I See

Perhaps we only see what we've learned to see. In a recent multinational study in the journal Cognitive Science, a research team led by Kyoto University...
How to be a good boss

How to be a good boss

You don’t need the charisma of Steve Jobs to be an effective boss, indicates new research led by Michigan State University business scholars. In a...
Love hormone is released during crises

Love hormone is released during crises

When you notice your partner is less interested than you are, your brain may send out a hormone that can help you fix the...
How Porn affects Your Sexual Function

How Porn affects Your Sexual Function

In a recent study, scientists find that men who prefer pornography to real-world sexual encounters might find themselves caught in a trap. They are unable...
To be healthier, express your gratitude

To be healthier, express your gratitude

Expressing gratitude has become trendy; these days, you can easily find a stock of gratitude journals and notebooks at your local stationery store or...
Obesity is in the eye of the beholder

Obesity is in the eye of the beholder

Who is 'too fat'? That all depends on race, gender, generation. Doctors have a specific definition of what it means to be overweight or obese,...
How to make your relationship strong after a baby

How to make your relationship strong after a baby

On average, 11,636 babies are born every Valentine's Day in the United States. For two-thirds of couples, this new addition causes increased conflict and...
Why we stay loyal to villains on screen?

Why we stay loyal to villains on screen?

The Sopranos’ Tony Soprano and Walter White from Breaking Bad rank among recent television drama’s most notorious protagonists, each of questionable morality. So, here’s the...