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Decoding human thoughts and dreams

Ever wondered if dream recording (oneirography) is possible? Tomoyasu Horikawa from Kyoto University in Japan made a big step forward towards in this field. In a paper… 299 more words


More on Erroneous Eyewitness Testimony

This post is based primarily on an article by Steven J. Frenda, Rebecca M. Nichols, and Elizabeth F. Loftus titled “Current Issues and Advances in Information Research,” in Current Directions in Psychological Science (2015) 20, 20-23.  664 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

fMRI measures neuronal activity indirectly; overestimates age differences in brain activity

From BBSCR News:

Human brains age less than previously thought

Older brains may be more similar to younger brains than previously thought. In a new paper published in…

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What Goes on in Your Head During Creative Musical Improvisation? Part 1

This is the first of a two-part article about goes on in your head when you’re improvising music. In this part we’ll look at what’s happening in the brain during creative musical improvisation. 1,170 more words



What the author can do after his book launching? Well, he can write another one! So I do. In my new book I would like to take a closer look at the vanguard of psychology – cognitive neuroscience. 1,214 more words

Virtual environments are not real for our brain

Brains Aren’t Fooled By Virtual Reality

The scenes and the environments in World of Warcraft games appear so real that, for a moment, you forget you are staring at the screen. 97 more words

Virtual Reality