Neurotechnology could mean law firms soon track ‘billable units of attention’ rather than billable hours.
Children with dyslexia seem to find it more difficult to judge the direction of moving dots - this could explain why reading is also more challenging.
Fetal brains are changing rapidly over the course of pregnancy, but so are the brains of mothers-to-be. Neuroscience research shows one way worry can start taking hold – and a simple way to help.
Cognitive neuroscientists use brain imaging and behavioral economic games to investigate people’s sense of fairness. They find it’s common to take care of yourself before looking out for others.
The mystery of how the brain creates consciousness still puzzles scientists, but the mechanics of waking up are starting to be understood.
With caregivers’ faces covered, infants and young children will miss out on all the visual cues they’d normally get during stages of rapid developmental growth.
Facebook and Neuralink are developing interfaces to link our brains to computers, with serious ethical issues.
Your brain’s sensory talents go way beyond those traditional five senses. A team of geoscientists and neurobiologists explored how the human brain monitors and responds to magnetic fields.
Biometrics are more secure than passwords – but when they’re compromised fingerprints and retina scans are hard to reset. Brain responses to specific stimuli are as secure and, crucially, resettable.
During epileptic seizures, neurons in the brain fire without rhyme or reason. New research identifies a possible way to wrest back control by stopping these signals before they can get started.
‘Mini brains’ can be grown in the lab, and brains of decapitated pigs were recently ‘kept alive’ for a day and a half. But what makes a conscious brain?
Interactive cinema and the arts are at the forefront of research into brain-computer interaction.
We no longer perform surgery on babies without drugs, but a new study shows that we may be underestimating how much pain babies feel when they are under stress.
Psychology researchers bring infants into the lab to learn more about how shared book reading influences brain and behavioral development.
Hollywood pushes a fantasy version of what neuroscience can do in the courtroom. But the field does have real benefits to offer, right now: solid evidence on what would improve prisons.
Stockbrokers, police officers and radiologists are among those that may benefit from new research findings on how to make decisions under uncertainty.
Baby’s brains have special activity to help them develop – now researchers have found where some of this happens.
Using mind reading technologies in court could become common practice.
It’s a slow process, but billionaires like Musk push boundaries and help researchers set long-term goals for developing brain-computer interfaces.
A new kind of brain-computer interface has helped ALS sufferers who cannot move to communicate.