This week's selection of stories on brains, bias, and wearable technology   Eye Speak, You Speak Microsoft researchers have been working on a new app aimed at helping ALS patients communicate using their eyes. ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, results in motor neuron degeneration of the motor cells...

    This week's selection of stories on brains, bias, and wearable technology   Speed Bumps   The other day I was listening to a podcast and the hosts were discussing how difficult it’s become for them to read novels, finding that their attention spans are often too short despite their desires to read...

    This week's selection of stories on brains, bias, and wearable technology   Quirks & Quarks On Meditation & Mindfulness   The benefits of meditation and mindfulness have been in the news a lot in recent years. And public interest in the space has led to the development of an array of modern...

    This week's selection of stories on brains, bias, and wearable technology   I'll Sleep When I'm Dead Most of us can relate to pulling an all-nighter to study for a test. Or staying up til 3am to finish that big project at work. These extra few hours of work allow us...

    This week's selection of stories on shaping our brains and wearable technology   Taming A Mammoth  Over-stating how much you make in a conversation at your high school reunion, exaggerating on how often you went to the gym over the holidays, Social Desirability Bias is one of the most common...

Once upon a time, the Super Bowl might have been your first thought about where to watch the best advertising content of the year. But in recent years, you may have noticed an increasing presence of tear-jerking ads in your social media feeds around the...

  The polls got it wrong. Even the most famous and generally accurate ‘poll of pollsters’ got it wrong. Instead of a Clinton landslide, we witnessed a Trump victory. And the pitchforks are out. Behind the pollsters is a growing firing line. Here’s a small sample to...

  It’s plagued the Democratic candidate throughout the campaign, an issue that Trump has pressed relentlessly to assert his claims of Hillary’s corruption. But is there anything we can learn from neuroscience regarding how much the email scandal hurts Hillary? And what happens now with the announcement...