The internet didn’t invent conspiracy theories. But by exploiting an evolutionary feature of our brain, it has helped plunged us into a post-truth world of alternative facts. Continue reading You want the Truth? Your brain can’t handle the truth!
Tackling the age-old question: Are differences between the sexes reflective of nature or nurture? Continue reading Everything you always wanted to know about sex (differences), but were afraid to ask
Could modern Neuroscience be used as a counter-terrorism measure, or help us predict and prevent criminal behavior? Or is this simply science fiction? Continue reading Will Neurocriminology make Minority Report real?
Testosterone- the single word biological explanation accompanying the classic “Boys will be boys” slogan, oft-repeated as a rationalization for everything from mischief to bullying to violence to world wars. But how accurate is our perception of testosterone and its role in male behaviour? Continue reading The Neuroscience of “Boys will be boys”: Exploring the link between testosterone and male aggression
What is it about this social exchange of information that is so appealing for us Homo Sapiens? As we will see, this social evolution may well be hardwired into the very fabric of our brains. Continue reading Homo Sapiens: The Social Animal
You might have had a myriad of thoughts about the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections, ranging from “Haha, there’s no way he’s running for President!” to “Haha, there’s no way anyone would vote for him!” to “What are these people thinking?!” to a final, desperate plea: “Can neuroscience explain this?!” Continue reading Does “Neuropolitics” Make Neuroscience Great Again?