Many people report feeling nausea and dizziness, similar to motion sickness, when looking at their cellphones or computers for too long. Researchers investigate why some experience cybersickness and provide advice on managing symptoms.
A newly developed speech neuroprosthesis has restored a voice to a severely paralyzed man. The technology translates signals from the brain to the vocal tracts, generating words on a screen.
Individuals with dark triad personality traits, including narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy, combined with feeling schadenfreude, taking pleasure from the misfortune of others, are more likely to indulge in internet trolling.
Cognitive flexibility, an ability to switch between different concepts, or adapt behavior to achieve goals in a novel or changing environment, is a key player in both learning and creativity.
Study confirms stress can accelerate premature graying of hair, but there is hope. Reducing stress helps to restore some of your natural color.
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Combining deep learning algorithms with robotic engineering, researchers have developed a new robot able to combine vision and touch.
While commonly implicated in long-term memory, researchers report the hippocampus plays a critical role in short-term memory and decision making.
Giving up the theory that consciousness is like a "ghost in the machine" to focus on the neurobiology of brain mechanisms behind conscious awareness is an essential step to better understand the human mind, researchers argue.
Applying AI technology, researchers teach a robot to make appropriate reactive human facial expressions. Scientists say this could help build trust between humans and the humanoid robots they interact with.
Virginia Tech researchers have received a grant to deploy a new brain imaging technology called optically pumped magnetometry which can assist with studying the nuances of social interactions.
Help may be at hand to assist those with trichotillomania from pulling their hair. A new glove sensor has been developed by students that tracks hand motion and flexing, relaying the information to a smartphone app. The glove is able to sense when a hair has been pulled.
Over the years, many people have reported their pets can communicate with them. There are numerous videos online "demonstrating" animal communication. Researchers investigate whether our pets really can understand what we are saying and communicate back with us.