A study into humans' optimal search stategy unpicks why we look for things in the way we do.
A new study suggests naptime could have a positive effect on language learning in preschoolers.
New research shows that human stem cells, made from human skin cells, can hunt down and kill human brain cancer.
Optogenetics could be a powerful tool in fighting a range of conditions from PTSD to Alzheimer's.
Learning a visual-spatial language such as British Sign Language improves peripheral vision among hearing adults, a new study shows
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Research suggests that expressing a belief in free will, is positively correlated with happiness.
A new study shows that “overlearning” can lock in performance gains.
Five common myths about the ageing brain and body explored and the truth explained.
Research suggests that individuals with mental health disorders are having their physical health neglected.
Research suggests that your brain structure could affect your personality.
The average knowledge economy worker spends 28% of his or her time just reading and answering e-mail.
Investing in early childhood development is one of the most powerful ways to ensure peaceful and prosperous societies, says the international artist and philanthropist.
There’s much more to the human experience than sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste. Here are some of our lesser-known senses.
New research suggests that people are better at remembering things when they experience emotion.