cognition
Apes Seem Capable of Inferring Others’ Thoughts
Apes Seem Capable of Inferring Others’ Thoughts
Bob Grant | Oct 7, 2016
Researchers suggest that some nonhuman primates can anticipate the actions of other animals.
Biologist Who Communicated With Dolphins Dies
Biologist Who Communicated With Dolphins Dies
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 15, 2016
Louis Herman, who made seminal discoveries on dolphin cognition, has passed away at age 86.
How Type 2 Diabetes Affects the Brain
How Type 2 Diabetes Affects the Brain
Mallory Locklear | Jul 20, 2016
The results of studies on humans and zebrafish suggest how hyperglycemia can cause cognitive deficits.
Go To Bed!
Go To Bed!
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2016
The immediate consequences of losing out on sleep may be harbingers of long-term repercussions.
Under the Cover of Darkness
Under the Cover of Darkness
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2016
The far-reaching effects of sleep loss
Hormone Hangover
Hormone Hangover
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Feb 1, 2016
Medication to prevent prematurity in humans harms cognitive flexibility in rats.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jun 1, 2015
How to Clone a Mammoth, The Upright Thinkers, The Thirteenth Step, and Humankind
Opinion: Can the Brain Be Trained?
Opinion: Can the Brain Be Trained?
Erin Abner | Mar 23, 2015
Online brain-training is gaining popularity, but so far little evidence exists to support claims of improved cognition.
Neanderthals As Abstract Thinkers?
Neanderthals As Abstract Thinkers?
Kerry Grens | Sep 3, 2014
Cave markings thought to have been carved by Neanderthals suggests they were expressing abstract thought.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2014
The Myth of Mirror Neurons, Curious, Shadow Medicine, and Doctored