We all have brains. Forgive the mundane. However, let’s re-familiarize with ala Brain Extraordinaire. There is no instance in our annual innovation reviews or daily social media existence, we miss highlighting the extraordinary prowess of the brain as an information processing system. Our logical mind. We exalt it. “I think, therefore I am”. And things that our rational mind finds fiddly, we ask Siri for … Continue reading Whose Insight is it Anyway.
Time perception distortions in schizophrenia is an increasingly known phenomenon, which dates back to the beginning of the last century. This article addresses time perception in schizophrenia from a neuroscientific perspective. Continue reading Time Perception in Schizophrenia: Do schizophrenic patients perceive time differently?
The growing popularity of conspiracy theories raises questions about the psychological and physiological causes that lead to our tendency to believe in them. Why are some people more susceptible to conspiracy theories than the other? Let’s try to figure it out from a neuroscientific point of view! Continue reading Can I Trust My Brain?
The emerging field of Neuroeconomics is making fast advances in helping us understand the neural underpinning of how, for example, we make purchase decisions. Continue reading What money does in your brain: Insights from the field of Neuroeconomics
Do you believe in free will? – striking experiment results in real life underlying a sensational Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Netflix show Continue reading Ready-made Free Will: Decoding Voluntary Choices
How can we use brain activity to control prosthetic limbs and provide autonomy to injured patients? Continue reading BCI-Based Neuroprosthetics: Merging Neuroscience with Technology
What is consciousness? Is it unique to humankind? What about animal consciousness? There is little that is more tantalising than the question of how and why consciousness came to exist in science. Continue reading Markers of Consciousness
As you’re reading this, your heart is beating somewhere between 60 and 100 times per minute, it’s generating electrical signals in the heart to maintain that pace, and your blood is being pushed against your artery walls with each beat. The autonomic nervous system, which regulates not just the heart but also other internal organ functions like digestion, respiration, and sexual arousal, is extremely active. … Continue reading Think with your head, AND with your heart
People everywhere, including you, are watching each other all the time, in many different situations. What matters most is how you feel about it… Continue reading Every Step You Take, I’ll Be Watching You
Imitation is a cognitive skill that human beings seem to master at remarkable ease. It is an important mechanism in social learning. Even newborn babies imitate. But do they really? Continue reading Imitation in Infants: Innate or Learned?