Study reveals how the brain overcomes its own limitations

Strategies to compensate for uncertainty help the brain succeed at difficult mental computations

Scientists link more than 1,000 gene variants to educational attainment

Although primarily influenced by environmental and social factors, years of schooling are also influenced by.

How the brain decides between knowledge and ignorance

We have a ‘thirst for knowledge’ but sometime ‘ignorance is bliss’, so how do we.

Birth of new neurons in the human hippocampus ends in childhood

One of the liveliest debates in neuroscience over the past half-century surrounds whether the human.

Perceptions about what it takes to succeed in STEM fields may keep females out

Why do large gender disparities exist in certain fields but not others? Research suggests that.

Study refutes theory linking cognition, genes and income

Researchers have cast doubt on a widely-held belief that connects family income with cognitive development,.

Interest in science classes is contagious, study shows

Excitement is contagious in a science classroom and could lead to greater interest in science.

Manipulating brain activity to boost confidence

New breakthrough in neuroscience: Self confidence can be directly amplified in the brain Self-confidence is.

DNA influences selection of partners for educational achievement

A study co-led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has found that people with.

View what Mars Curiosity sees in 360 degrees via VR

For those teachers who are embracing the opportunities for learning with virtual reality (via Google.