When it comes to anticipating how a song will progress, the human brain considers the rhythm and beats that came before.
People's recollections of events are wrong approximately 36% of the time, especially if the events are similar.
Passive exposure to music is enough to drive the development of music selectivity.
Contrary to popular belief, exposure to television does not, in itself, raise the risk for toddlers developing attention-deficit problems.
Attitudes and opinions based on emotion can last a lifetime, a new study reports.
Those who received explicit instructions about the relationship between sound and spelling experienced dramatic improvements in their reading ability.
Study supports the theory that learning to play music early in life is associated with higher levels of musical skill and achievement as adults.
People can recall memories of previous events with up to 94% accuracy, even as they age.
Haunted house experiment shows "just the right" amount of fear is key to maximizing enjoyment.
In a twist on the classic marshmallow test of delay of gratification, researchers found children will wait almost twice as long for a reward if they are told another person will find out how long they have waited.
Study reveals a previously unrecognized family connection to alcohol use disorder, the drinking habits of a person's in-laws. People married to those who experienced parental alcohol misuse as a child are more likely to develop an addiction to alcohol, even if the spouse has no history of a personal battle with alcohol use.
Study in rats reveals sex differences may play a key role in the effectiveness of exercise as an appetite regulator. Exercising female rats ate more than those who did not partake in physical activity. The same effect was not seen in males.