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What makes humans exceptional animals? Turns out we have an area of the brain that is not found in other animals and may be the basis for our ability to plan.
In ancient literature, the sea and sky were described as anything but blue, perhaps because it was not as important to them as black, white, and red.
Music and dance are uniquely human activities that have accompanied human evolution since we became full-fledged social animals.
The discoveries of this year's Nobel Prize winners paves the way for the development of therapeutics that could provide benefit to billions of people.
Adolescent risk-taking is based on neural and hormonal changes that impact their behavior. Parents should shepherd them to self-discovery by giving them some room to explore.
Our brains are hard-wired to be social because of its survival value, so how does the 'me first' philosophy of libertarianism mesh with our biology?
The difference between creative geniuses and the rest of us lies in the intensity of interactions of the association cortices. They see things in ways we cannot.
Children with Non-Verbal Learning Disability are usually more advanced in language than any other area but they have a deficit in visual-spatial processing.
Thirty-seven years after Darwin published his masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, we have a plausible explanation of how the environment can generate heritable behavior.