What’s going on in there when you decide?
A new initiative called the International Brain Laboratory is tackling this fundamental mystery of neuroscience in an unusual way.
Did I just hear ‘danger’…or ‘container’?
We can see at a finer resolution than the spacing between individual photo-receptors in the eye – and it's all down to our brains.
What makes your brain go all-in on what it thinks you’re seeing?
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How does your brain deal with the ambiguous and variable visual information your eyes collect? Neuroscientists think it bets on what's the most likely version of reality.
Our bodies set some requirements for what it would mean to upload our brains.
Uploading one's mind to a computer in order to attain digital immortality has long been the fantasy of geeks and billionaires. So what's stopping us?
The electronic band STS9 is known for having intoxicating light shows accompany their live performances.
Why do certain songs and colors make us feel a certain way?
Accurate perception of emotional information is crucial for social communication.
Social communication requires us to integrate information from all our senses. But it seems the systems that govern different emotion perception skills may be impaired in people with bipolar disorder.