2 min read · May 18th · A study using epilepsy patients undergoing surgery has given neuroscientists an opportunity to track in unprecedented detail the movement of a thought through the human brain, all the way from…
While none of this threw up any surprises, the results clearly emphasized the role of the prefrontal cortex in directing activity.
While none of this threw up any surprises, the results clearly emphasized the role of the prefrontal cortex in directing activity. For some tasks its input was fairly limited. In others the area was required to work hard, managing signals from multiple parts of the brain to coordinate the recognition of words, possibly dredging up memories before setting to work a bunch of muscles to provide a novel answer.
4 min read · Jul 21st · Acclaimed science writer Annie Murphy Paul says that in order to think the intelligent, informed, original thoughts we’re capable of, we can’t rely on the brain alone. Read on to learn how you can…
“Where does the mind stop and the rest of the world begin?”
Research shows that it’s especially important that we feel a sense of control and ownership over the space in which we do our learning or working
humans think best when they are interacting with others