A walk-through the world of decision making under risk. Continue reading Why do we fear terror?
Following the civil war in Syria, Europe has granted asylum to thousands of refugees in 2015 and 2016. Teaching the local language to the newly arrived is an important key element to achieve a successful integration. Let’s examine science behind it! Continue reading How to Learn “Alienese”?
How do we see humanness in others, and why do we dehumanise? Continue reading Notpeople, blobfish and emotional desk lamps
Could you imagine that one day, brain scans will be used in court? Well, neuroscientific evidence has already been used in criminal cases for many years. Continue reading Neurolaw: What can neuroscience contribute in court?
We explore our implicit biases, and what we can do to eradicate them. Continue reading Unconscious discrimination
Most entitlement accusations are aimed at the most vulnerable members of society, but a quick look at behavioral studies shows just how wrong this is. Continue reading Debunking the myth of lower class entitlement
Even though we are shunned from all external inputs during sleep, we are able to experience complex and sometimes even bizarre dream worlds. How does the brain accomplish this extraordinary feat? Continue reading How Our Brains Dream
Are hallucination an infallible sign of psychosis? Not quite. Let’s have a look at this fascinating phenomenon which is more common than thought. Continue reading The Hallucinating Brain
Psychopaths wake the morbid curiosity within us, don’t they? Let’s explore some brain correlates of psychopathy, reflect upon some clinical difficulties and try to change our perspective about whose “fault” psychopathy is! Continue reading Psychopathy: evidence that it is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men
Have you ever wondered how do neuroscientist and neurosurgeons stimulate human brain? Let’s explore fascinating topic of deep brain stimulation… Continue reading The neuroscience of tomorrow – reaching the brain from the outside
Recent findings reveal the causes of infantile amnesia. Do you remember how you learned to walk or speak? Do you have any memories about experiences before the age of three at all? No? Don’t worry, this phenomenon applies to all of us and is known as infantile amnesia. Infantile amnesia refers to the inability of adults to recall memories of early childhood. This fact seems … Continue reading Blanks for the memories: Why we can’t remember our first years of life.