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Longer naps in the day may be an early sign of...

Yue Leng, University of California, San Francisco Doctors often recommend “power naps” as a way to compensate for a...

Misremembering might actually be a sign your memory is working optimally

Robert Jacobs, University of Rochester When asked the other day about a bakery near my home, I responded that...

Context influences the decisions you make – whether you’re a homebuyer,...

Jennifer Trueblood, Vanderbilt University When my husband and I purchased a new home last year, the house we ultimately...

Are brain games mostly BS?

Walter Boot, Florida State University You’ve probably seen ads for apps promising to make you smarter in just a few minutes a day. Hundreds of...

‘I got there first!’ How your subjective experience of time makes...

Ty Tang, Arizona State University Imagine a championship match between two rival basketball teams. The game is tied, seconds left on the shot clock, two...

Why your brain never runs out of problems to find

David Levari, Harvard University Why do many problems in life seem to stubbornly stick around, no matter how hard people work to fix them? It...

Babies can learn the value of persistence by watching grownups stick...

Julia Leonard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology You’re at home trying to make fresh tomato sauce, but can’t seem to get the tomatoes out of their...

Languages don’t all have the same number of terms for colors...

Ted Gibson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Bevil R. Conway, National Institutes of Health People with standard vision can see millions of distinct colors. But...

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