Ever stood in awe of North Korea’s cheerleaders, or chuckled at old pictures of mom’s perm and dad’s extravagant mustache, wondering how much of your behavior is a product of your immediate social environment? Continue reading Same same but different: Social norms and the brain
Find out why you should care about the struggle against the privatization of knowledge. Continue reading The enemy of your enemy
Do you think animal research can be justified? Have you ever argued with someone who didn’t share your opinion and discovered that it was hard to convince that person? It seems there simply is no common ground in this discussion. But why? This article tackles this question from a moral decision-making perspective. Continue reading Discounting our knowledge: Thinking of animal research as moral decision making
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
To read this post in English please click here. La Neurodidáctica y la Neuroeducación, ¿un aula basado en el cerebro? Cuando pienso en un “aula basada en el cerebro” me imagino una escena como ésta: ¿Qué te transmite la imagen? ¿Te gustaría que un aula fuera así? Para cualquier especialista en el ámbito de la enseñanza y el aprendizaje, la escena futurista del “Brain-Based Classroom” … Continue reading Neurociencia y Educación: ¿mundos ajenos?
A walk-through the world of decision making under risk. Continue reading Why do we fear terror?