Acupuncture seems to sit on both sides of the fence. For some uses it has been thoroughly studied and prescribed, while for others it has been recommended only because it might help and has minimal side effects. Continue reading What a sham? Making up our minds about acupuncture. Issues on research with alternative medicine; what can we learn from acupuncture in neuroscience?
Enter the world of the instant gratification monkey! Explore some possible cognitive and neurobiological underpinnings of procrastination. Continue reading Master Procrastinators, Unite! (tomorrow)
What Neuroscience has to say about mindfulness meditation Continue reading What’s all the fuss about meditation?
Would you like to experience owning the body of another person? Perhaps the body of a person of another sex, age, size? Then this is the opportunity for you: body swapping in virtual reality! Continue reading Body Transfer in Virtual Reality. How modifying the body in virtual reality can help in clinical treatment
The brain equally equips hetero- and homosexual parents to face the challenges of parenthood. Is society as adaptive as the parental brain? Continue reading Who cares? How the brain makes us rethink parenting roles.
Social interaction, curiosity, creativity and the process of knowing something together with someone are crucial factors in a learning process…What can neuroscience contribute to education? Continue reading Neuroscience and Education: Worlds apart?
Rudimentary mind-reading is possible! How neuroscientists can decode what you are seeing. Continue reading Is mind-reading science (fiction)?
Cellphones as an electromagnetic field generator
Only distractors or interfering with your thoughts?
Continue reading Cellphones as an electromagnetic field generator
A word of wisdom for the modern age… What can we learn from contemplative science? How do centuries-old techniques change our brain and body? Let’s look at ancient concepts with contemporary ideas… Continue reading Compassion and meditation – towards contemplative sciences
It works both ways! What financial strain does to how we think and choose. Continue reading Does poverty make people stupid?