- How the brain leads us to believe we have sharp vision
- 'Red effect' sparks interest in female monkeys
- Physicists sound warning to 'nail beauty fanatics'
- Change your walking style, change your mood
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 07:13 AM PDT
We assume that we can see the world around us in sharp detail. In fact, our eyes can only process a fraction of our surroundings precisely. In a series of experiments, psychologists have been investigating how the brain fools us into believing that we see in sharp detail.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 07:12 AM PDT
Recent studies showed that the color red tends increase our attraction toward others, feelings of jealousy, and even reaction times. Now, new research shows that female monkeys also respond to the color red, suggesting that biology, rather than our culture, may play the fundamental role in our "red" reactions.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 06:31 AM PDT
The daily trimming of fingernails and toenails to make them more aesthetically pleasing could be detrimental and potentially lead to serious nail conditions.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 11:32 AM PDT
Our mood can affect how we walk -- slump-shouldered if we're sad, bouncing along if we're happy. Now researchers have shown it works the other way too -- making people imitate a happy or sad way of walking actually affects their mood.
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