Why do baby chicks prefer a self-propelled moving object to an inanimate one, and a face over a nonface-like object?
Giorgio Vallortigara | Oct 22, 2021
What is it that makes individuals suffering from FAS sound like foreign speakers of their native language?
Roger Kreuz & Richard Roberts | Mar 2, 2021
Our built-in biases help explain our post-truth era, when “alternative facts” replace actual facts, and feelings have more weight than evidence.
Lee McIntyre | Jan 21, 2021
Many of our most influential experiences are shared with and, according to a growing body of cognitive science research, partly shaped by other people.
Michael J. Spivey | Dec 17, 2020
While word-finding failures can be taken as evidence of memory problems, they may not be harbingers of befuddlement after all.
Roger Kreuz & Richard Roberts | Nov 24, 2020
Whether they are tools, toys, or mirror reflections, external objects temporarily become part of who we are all the time.
Michael J. Spivey | Nov 9, 2020
A host of studies examining animals in their ecological environments suggest that they have evolved to use numbers in order to exploit food sources, avoid predators, and reproduce.
Andreas Nieder | Jul 16, 2020
To see how drug use can cause synesthesia, I reviewed two centuries' worth of bizarre literary and pharmacological experiments. Here’s what I found.
Crétien van Campen | Sep 9, 2019
A leading children's speech expert offers humane advice to anxious parents and unpacks the latest science around late talking.
The Editors | Aug 26, 2019
The father of modern linguistics is still opening up new kinds of questions and topics for inquiry.
Amy Brand | Aug 12, 2019