Researchers apply a mathematical method to shed light on healthy brain function, and how neuropsychiatric disorders may occur. They also consider how a problem in processing prior beliefs can lead to faulty interpretation of the cause of sensory input, which can result in pathological behaviors.
High-tempo music may increase the benefits of exercise and reduce perceived effort, particularly if listened to during endurance training.
A robotic system that can detect the emotional state of young learners and improve the learning experience is one step closer to entering the classroom, researchers report.
Virtual reality study reveals we perceive ourselves as more attractive when we view ourselves from a third-person perspective.
According to researchers, cocoa flavanols could have a neuroprotective effect. In a recent study, researchers found enhancements in working memory and improved visual information processing in participants who had taken cocoa flavanols. Additionally, women who ate cocoa products reported less cognitive impairments following sleep deprivation.
It has often been claimed that exposure to loud noises in recreational activities, such as at a music concert, contributes to hidden hearing loss. New research finds no evidence to support the theory that permanent hearing difficulties occur as a result recreational noise exposure.