A psychedelic drug produces effects similar to near-death experiences. The finding suggests changes to brain activity may explain such paranormal phenomena
Horses can remember the expressions on people’s faces and use them to make judgements about whether people are nice or unpleasant
Dogs can recognise different human facial expressions, like happy or sad, and now a simple brain scan can reveal which expression a dog is looking at
Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is totally onto the Russian spies trying to recruit him. But knowing he's a target doesn't necessarily protect him from their influence. The post Even If Dana Rohrabacher Was a Russian Asset, Would He Know? appeared first on WIRED.
If humans are at all going to get along with robots, we need to figure out how we're going to interact with them, and in turn they'll need to adapt to us. The post 4 Things Robots Need to Learn Before Working With Humans appeared first on WIRED.
The strategy, called retrieval practice, is a type of mental doing: It's a way to create the webs of meaning that support what we know. The post Want to Play Scrabble Like a Pro? Here’s Your Memory Trick appeared first on WIRED.
At a time when more than half of all humans live in cities, the influence of the natural world is at a low ebb, while our understanding of it keeps growing. The post You Spend 5 Percent of Your Day Outside. Try Making It More appeared first on WIRED.
First rule of surveys: Don't ask yes or no questions. The post Trump Made a Media Survey That’s More Rant Than Science appeared first on WIRED.
An unoccupied mind might be the most fruitful mind. But boredom is harder and harder to come by. The post How Being Bored Out of Your Mind Makes You More Creative appeared first on WIRED.