New approaches in neuroscience show it’s not all…

[caption id="attachment_14491" align="alignright" width="285"] Richard Davidson[/caption] Our own unique experiences shape how we view the world and respond to the events in our lives. But experience is highly subjective. What’s distressing or joyful to one…

To sleep, perchance to forget

[caption id="attachment_14478" align="alignnone" width="775"] Giulio Tononi and Chiara Cirelli in the lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Sleep and Consciousness. PHOTO: JOHN MANIACI[/caption] The debate in sleep science has gone on for a generation. People…

Gambling against the odds on life’s risks more…

[caption id="attachment_13796" align="alignright" width="125"] Rasmus Birn[/caption] Adults who lived high-stress childhoods have trouble reading the signs that a loss or punishment is looming, leaving themselves in situations that risk avoidable health and financial problems and…

Virtual reality users must learn to use what…

[caption id="attachment_13786" align="alignright" width="207"] Bas Rokers[/caption] Anyone with normal vision knows that a ball that seems to quickly be growing larger is probably going to hit them on the nose. But strap them into a…