Our bodies make chemical cues that talk about gender to people of the opposite sex, according to a new study. Scent of the active steroid ingredients (androstadienone in males and estratetraenol in females) effects our impression of motion as being either more masculine or more feminine.
Psychology researchers have discovered that folks who play action video games like Battlefield or Counter Strike seem to gain a new sensorimotor skill more swiftly than non-gamers.
This is the season of ghosts, goblins and other scary things that go lurk in the night. And while most Halloween horrors are totally innocent (think jack-o’-lanterns and pointed hats), the scary holiday might make you wonder: Is it really possible to be scared to death?
A new research gives the first evidence that pollen creation is significantly stimulated by raised carbon dioxide in grass species as an outcome of climate change – which may have huge impact on human health.
The skin is the biggest organ of our bodies, it is also our interface with which we interact with the world around us. Researchers from Stanford have successfully created artificial skin that mimics the function of touch.
There’s no certain answer to the question of what makes humans so unique, or whether we even are. The most important point of all arguments is whether our cognitive abilities vary from those of other animals “in some kind,” or to a certain degree. Should we say that we are in another class or just the …