Plus 10 great quirky romcoms on Netflix, the neuroscience of zombies, and “Sexual Deviant Pikachu.”
10 facts you’ll remember. Maybe.
Researchers found that looking at certain objects can change whether we see faces as male or female. Test yourself below.
The former Blossom star thinks we all need to stop watching Honey Boo Boo.
Slow motion video might be the closest thing we have to actual brain-hacking. Well, except drugs.
Pretty much the best guide to Neuroscience ever. [Ed Note: I know. Lots of cats on the front page today (like, more than usual). But this is science! LEARN from the cats. There will be a quiz on this material tomorrow.]
The British media is very breathless this morning about a study by Oxford neuroscientist Susan Greenfield which suggests that sites like Facebook are “infantilising the brain.” The study claims that young people could lose their capacity to empathize with each other if social media trends continue at the current rate. And it comes on the heels of a revelation by the journal Biologist that Twitter could give you cancer! I’m not stressed about it on my own account since I always wear my tinfoil hat when I update my Facebook status, but I’m obviously extremely worried for the children. Read More ›