A memory isn’t stored in your brain in a neat little package, but is instead spread across a pattern of cells in different regions.
You might have heard that supposedly, no one who was born blind has ever been diagnosed with schizophrenia.
You may know about The Marshmallow Test, a popular psychological exam to see if people have willpower, but psychologists found that it might not be measuring willpower after all.
The task sounds like it should be pretty easy, but the Stroop task is a fantastic, and very well studied, example of how your brain’s automatic processing can trip you up!
We all have some displeasing memories from the past that still make our blood boil. Why are those grudges so hard to let go of?
Tons of people are afraid of sharks, but the reasons have a lot more to do with how our brains deal with risk than anything to do with these super cool sea critters
Many robocalls and email scams are super blatantly obvious. Yet every year, people lose billions of dollars to these frauds – and the reasons why may be more psychologically devious than you think.
Why do your fingers and toes turn wrinkly in the tub? No one really knows, but in this episode of ‘But Why’, we learn two of the theories and answer a bunch of your body questions!