New Study Suggests Poverty Affects the Size of a Child’s Brain

Perhaps one of the most ubiquitous and ostensibly insurmountable social issues in the modern world is income inequality; its effects are felt in a number of different arenas, both here in the U.S. as well as abroad. There is an … READ MORE>>

The Neuroscience of Comedy

“A couple of New Jersey hunters are out in the woods when one of them falls to the ground. He doesn’t seem to be breathing and his eyes have rolled back in his head. The other guy whips out his … READ MORE>>

The Science of #DressGate: An Exploration of Optical Illusions, Part 1

It will be inscribed in the history books as the infamous #DressGate of 2015: The Outfit That Broke the Internet and Divided the World. All melodrama aside, over the past several days there has been a seemingly ubiquitous fixation with … READ MORE>>