The more connected people feel toward each other, the quicker they are to respond to one another in a conversation.
Self-perception becomes blurrier over time, the further away you get from the present, researchers report.
Researchers report that within the visual processing areas, information about a personally familiar or visually familiar face is shared across the brains of those with the same friends or acquaintances. Additionally, shared information about personally familiar faces extends to areas of the brain implicated in social processing, suggesting there is shared social information across the brain.
Study reveals a correlation between instances of eye contact and higher levels of engagement during conversations.
A new study brings into question conventional theories of the neuroscience of free will. Researchers found readiness potential reflects neural activity that underlies the formation of a decision to move, rather than the outcome to move.
Researchers have identified three areas of the posterior cerebral cortex that bridge the brain's perception and memory systems.
While gossiping generally has negative connotations, a new study says gossiping can be a rich and multifaceted form of communication. Gossip can help to build social connections and improve indirect understanding about the world.
Patients who reported a greater reduction in pain following being administered a placebo showed larger reductions in brain areas associated with pain construction.