Driving Tiny Cars Found to Reduce Stress Levels in Rats
These rats learned to drive tiny cars, and it significantly reduced their stress levels via NowThis Future
Researchers say there's evidence that consciousness continues after clinical death
Researchers at NYU's Langone Medical Center have conducted a study of patients who have experienced near-death experiences, and the results are intriguing and chilling. Dr. Sam Parnia, the director of...
Quantum Theory Proves Consciousness Moves To Another Universe After Death
By Simple Capacity A book titled “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe” has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life...
Chill Out: Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating
Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.
'Pronoia' And Other Emotions You Never Knew You Had
Scientists believe that if you put a name to a feeling, it can help that feeling become less overwhelming. Explore a list of 10 extremely precise words for emotions.
Humans become aroused when touching robots in 'sensitive' places, Stanford University study finds
Humans become aroused when touching robots in sensitive places, a new study has found. Far from seeing robots as just computers, humans can become physiologically aroused from touching a human-shap...
What's In A Name? In Some Cases, Longer Life
Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research by MSU economist Lisa D. Cook.
Crossing Over: How Science Is Redefining Life And Death
After toddler Gardell Martin fell into an icy stream in March 2015, he was dead for more than an hour and a half. Three and a half days later he left a hospital alive and well. His story is one of man...
Happiness Can Break Your Heart
Unexpected emotional shock - happy or sad -- can cause a sudden weakening of heart muscles, doctors say.
Study Points To Cannabis’ Effect On Emotion Processing
A new study suggests that cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions. The complex biochemistry of cannabis and how it affects the brain is on...
Could Machines Have Become Self-Aware Without Our Knowing It.
But who’s to say machines don’t already have minds? What if they take unexpected forms, such as networks that have achieved a group-level consciousness? What if artificial intelligence is so unfamilia...
Could machines have become self-aware without our knowing it?
Our machines could become self-aware without our knowing it. We need a better way to define and test for consciousness
Amazing Mind-Bending Optical Illusions
The way our eyes work is that we see something in front of us, our brain processes the shapes and colors, and then we have our sight. Inside our eyes are lenses, which make sense of the world around u...
Consciousness Is Not Mysterious
It’s just the brain describing itself—to itself.
BBC Future - Blindsight: the strangest form of consciousness
Some people who have lost their vision find a “second sight” taking over their eyes – an uncanny, subconscious sense that sheds light into the hidden depths of the human mind.
Behaviorism
Behaviorism (or behaviourism) is an approach to psychology that combines elements of philosophy, methodology, and theory. It emerged in the early twentieth century as a reaction to "mentalistic" psyc...
Cognitive bias
A cognitive bias is a pattern of deviation in judgment, whereby inferences about other people and situations may be drawn in an illogical fashion. Individuals create their own "subjective social reali...
Consciousness
Consciousness is the quality or state of awareness, or, of being aware of an external object or something within oneself. It has been defined as: sentience, awareness, subjectivity, the ability to ex...
Consciousness - Wikipedia
Emotion
Emotion, one's state of mind and instinctive responses, is often intertwined with mood, temperament, personality, disposition, and motivation. It also is influenced by hormones and neurotransmitters s...
Emotions
Emotion, one's state of mind and instinctive responses, is often intertwined with mood, temperament, personality, disposition, and motivation. It also is influenced by hormones and neurotransmitters s...
Perception
Perception (from the Latin perceptio, percipio) is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the environment. All perception invo...
Asian psychology
Asian psychology is a branch of cultural psychology that studies psychological concepts as they relate to Asian culture. Psychologists studying these issue are often aligned with cross-cultural psycho...
Emotion - We Feel Fine / by Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar
Great real time visualization of global human feelings
'Pronoia' And Other Emotions You Never Knew You Had
Scientists believe that if you put a name to a feeling, it can help that feeling become less overwhelming. Explore a list of 10 extremely precise words for emotions.
What's In A Name? In Some Cases, Longer Life
Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research by MSU economist Lisa D. Cook.
Color
Color (American English) or colour (British English) (see spelling differences) is the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, blue, yellow, and others. Color ...
Color - Wikipedia