Ultra-clear maps of individual toes were found in the brains of two foot painters – these are not found in typically developed humans.
When we look at art we may not all see the same thing. It all depends on what happens in our brains.
The Spanish director's new film is a mischievously autobiographical commentary on the healing powers of art.
The political class is tearing itself to pieces, and journalists are making sure we can read all about it. But beyond Westminster, why would people care about things they can do nothing about?
Gaming the system risks destroying the credibility of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
The Kindertransport saved thousands of Jewish children from the Nazis before World War II. But planned reforms to UK asylum policy are putting refugee children at risk.
The Hollywood actor's controversial role in a perfume ad has drawn criticism for 'cultural appropriation'. But it's not as simple as that.
A close look at 15 years of the popular dance competition shows that people dancing last have a distinct advantage.
Some animals, like rats, learn linguistic patterns better than humans can.
If sci-fi films mirror the world's contemporary dystopian anxieties, then over the years Star Wars has gone from nuclear war to environmental collapse.
Finding your creative space with meaning.
Amateur detectorists do a lot of the heavy lifting on which archaeologists depend.
From Lord of the Rings to Game of Thrones, writers and linguists have invented an array of new languages.
It's great that toy companies are celebrating diverse role models, but children could be taught so much more in their write ups of their stories.
From Strictly Come Dancing to the Tour de France 'curses' have rational explanations. Here, psychologists discuss why belief in them persists.
Ben Stokes has gone from villain to national hero. His story provides hope for us all.
From 2000 to 2013, less than a third of gendered pronouns within articles (for example, 'he' and 'she') referred to women.
In the days before scuba technology, the celebrated photographer sought to capture the beauty of the reef by placing corals in an aquarium and shooting them. But under stress, they released algae.
Male and female artists have different perspectives to offer - and no less so within the photography world.
Writing vividly about her beloved Aberdeenshire landscape has reconnected many readers and writers to nature, underscoring the need to protect our fragile environment.