Ida Emilie Steinmark discusses a new study which investigates the effect of a first language on brain activity when speaking a second.
Are we just living in the Matrix? How can you be sure everything you perceive isn’t just a hallucination? Are you actually reading this sentence or merely think you are reading it?
Skittles™ brand their product “taste the rainbow,” but have you ever wondered what a rainbow tastes like? One way to find out would be to ask a synaesthete.
Do you think that there is a specific set of behaviours that are more frequent in students who study science than students who study humanities? Are scientists more likely to have traits associated with...
How can we stop cancer taking hold in multiple organs? Emma Woodham discusses why we now know more about how cancer takes hold in the brain.
Yulia Revina takes a critical look at a recent study reporting differences between male and female brains and whether this really means much.
Two brains, two jars, what could go wrong? Timothy Revell investigates.