New research reveals the significant challenges of detecting deception and disinformation in real-world group settings.
New study reveals a surge in consciousness in the dying brain, shedding light on enigmatic near-death experiences.
Researchers report they have uncovered remarkable new effects of the potent psychedelic drug lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) on human cognition, according to findings detailed in a new study.
Researchers have created a new freely available VR program called Psyrreal that can simulate the subjective effects of psychedelic experiences.
A new study found a sharp decline in American IQ scores in recent years, offering support for what researchers term the "Reverse Flynn Effect."
During recent experiments, scientists discovered a way to turn prevent fear responses by providing electrical stimulation to a specific brain region.
The positive effects of Ayahuasca may get a boost when paired with traditional music, according to a new study.
A prestigious academic award was issued to scholars behind the popular "Dunning-Kruger Effect," the psychology theory that says sometimes people are too stupid to know their stupid.
New research claims to have observed quantum entanglement in the brain, suggesting that a "quantum brain" might solve the hard problem of consciousness.
A new study proposes a novel theory of consciousness as a memory system that records our unconscious interactions with reality.
New research addressing how people cope with unwanted thoughts has revealed new strategies that may help us control the way we think.
A new study from the University of Georgia has found a similarity between people with bad attitudes: many of them are middle-aged men.
New research on perception feeds into the debate that reality is, fundamentally, just an illusion.
Researchers exploring the evolutionary origins of music have found that the process of the brain recognizing melodies is older than expected.
As the brain ages, it begins to slow down many of its functions. This can lead to loss...
Research shows that individuals embracing gender stereotypes are more likely to perform sexual coercion after suggestive advertisements.
New research indicates virtual reality mediated therapy could be better in some cases than one-on-one sessions.
As technology becomes more accessible to younger children, the value of educational video games increases. These video games...
The unwritten rules for beauty and style have changed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. With a...
A new survey on people's views on mind uploading technology suggest those with Machiavellian tendencies show increased support for the process.
According to new research, a user’s perception of time may actually slow down when using immersive virtual reality (VR) devices.
Have you ever thought you heard voices or music in the midst of random noise? Then you have likely experienced the common form of sensory illusion known as audio pareidolia.
Researchers from North Carolina State University and Virginia Commonwealth University say they found that having a high level...
In a newly published study, researchers say the Dunning-Kruger Effect can cause low-performers to overestimate their judgments during...
In a new study, researchers from the University of Turku in Finland found the brain’s normal information processes...
Are we alone in the universe? If not, would we even be able to communicate with aliens should the ever arrive? An interview with Arik Kershenbaum.