A new study sheds light on the mechanisms behind how humans recognize and distinguish between two types of visual information. The study provides insight into the level of visual processing where pareidolia, the human ability to see faces in inanimate objects, occurs.
Researchers report they can use brain activation patterns to identify complex thoughts. Their findings suggest the building blocks for complex human thoughts are not word based, but formed by the brain's sub systems. The study provides evidence that the neural dimensions of concept representation are universal across people and languages.
Researchers use modern neuroscience technology to discover if there really is a link between the bumps of your head and aspects of personality.
There is no gender disparity in how children learn and perform math tasks.
Researchers examined the effects oxytocin and vasopressin had on perceptions of social dominance. Oxytocin increased perception of greater dominance. Neuroimaging revealed the findings were also reflected in changes in brain regions associated with social perception.
A new neuroimaging study reveals how dogs process words they have been taught to associate with objects. Findings suggest dogs have a rudimentary neural representation of meaning for words they have been taught.
According to researchers, dads with toddler daughters are more responsive to their child's needs than fathers with toddler sons.