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"neuroscience"20 articles archived since 1845

Dogs Understand Human Emotion, Says Study

According to researchers, dogs can understand how we're feeling. After training 11 dogs to lie still in an MRI machine, a team from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences were able to conduct realistic experiments comparing canine brains to those of humans, and found evidence that dogs are more sensitive to their owners' state of mind than previously thought.

February 20, 2014

Best Illusions of the Year

Take a visual journey through seven prizewinning illusions

May 1, 2014 — Stephen L. Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde

What Does the Hippocampus Do?

New findings on people with a damaged hippocampus suggest a bold rethinking of the way we map the brain 

May 1, 2014 — Felipe De Brigard

Fly Brains Provide Clues to Human Motion Perception

Researchers at Stanford University are putting flies on a treadmill to see how their brains respond to motion. The scientists say flies and humans perceive movement in very similar ways and believe the insects could shed new light on how the human brain processes information.

March 5, 2014

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