Once the realm of philosophy, neuroscience has taken the lead in the search to find the true nature of the human mind.
Rethinking smartphone software and battery design could make it possible for your handset to last much longer between charges.
As electronics get more personal, some fixtures of earlier eras of computing may feel inappropriate.
Software meant to help people interpret emotions will soon be available in several apps.
A 1961 essay speculated on where research into the physical basis of thinking and communication might eventually lead.
Fundamental discoveries about the nature of memory could lead to new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, addiction, and anxiety.
The neuroscientist Antonio Damasio explains how minds emerge from emotions and feelings.
Drugs for psychiatric illnesses aren’t very effective. But new research is offering renewed hope for better medicines.
In a remarkable study, a paralyzed woman used her mind to control a robotic arm. If only there were a realistic way to get this technology out of the lab and into real life.
Gabriel Kreiman’s single-neuron measurements of unconscious decision-making may not topple Descartes, but they could someday point to ways we can learn to control ourselves.