Many suffering or have watched a loved one going through the stages of Alzheimer's know how heartbreaking and debilitating the disease can be. And, unfortunately, new reports show that the risk of dying from Alzheimer's disease have risen signficantely in the United States within the last decade.
Bigger eyes and a corresponding greater allocation of the brain to process visual information is the most recent theory about the reasons that led to the extinction of Neanderthals, our closest relatives, brought forward in a new study.
Humans have Google and Wikipedia, now robots have Raptuya, an online database of information that helps robots "cope" in the world of humans, according to BBC News.
Evolution may have given humans a unique brain structure that gave them a leg up over other primates--are we really surprised?
IQ as a singular measure for a person's intelligence is misleading, instead at least three different components are needed when exploring and measuring various cognitive abilities. These findings are among the results of the largest online intelligence study on record with more than 100,000 particip...
For the first time is been discovered how the brain assesses confidence in its decision. This has new finding been produced by the Wellcome Trust researchers. They have clearly explained why some people have better insight into their choices than others.