Brain Provides Shortcuts for the Will
July 12, 2019
The brain is like a smart assistant, allowing previously-learned actions to be called up on demand.
Brain Makes Automatic Statistical Inference
May 27, 2019
Your brain isn't a computer, but contains a powerful one.
Instinct: ‘Somehow’ Is Not an Evolutionary Explanation
April 27, 2017
Why does America's most prestigious scientific journal put up with a story like, 'somehow it evolved in an ancestor'?
Animals Can Be Smarter Than You Think
January 4, 2017
Here are four organisms with surprising mental powers.
Humans May Have Lost Beneficial Traits
April 6, 2016
Imagine if you could regrow teeth all your life. Have we lost some capabilities during human history?
Lizards that Leap Over Evolution
January 6, 2016
They may appear less evolved to Darwinians, but some lizards are world champions.
September 8, 2015
Birds never cease to astound us with their grace in the air and cheery songs, because they exhibit design at many levels.
Built-in Brain Designs that Amaze Scientists
August 31, 2015
Here's a quick run-down of brain news that should make us stand in awe of the 3-pound mass inside our skulls.
Children Are Little Geniuses
March 9, 2014
There's a lot of talent in the heads of those little toddlers.
Children Act Like Scientists
October 1, 2012
Toddlers express the basic aspects of scientific thinking: finding cause and effect by the experimental method.
More Reasons to Appreciate Your Body
September 4, 2012
There's more going on under your skin than you possibly realize.