Neuroscience

Why You Can't Dial a Phone, Read a Book or Escape a Monster in Your Dreams
Dream researcher Erin J. Wamsley discusses how she began her career, her theory about dreaming and why you should never, ever tell her about what happened in your head last night.
The New Science of Not Giving a Shit
Slackers' brains might have something in common. Or, whatever.
To Understand Sleep and Memory, Scientists Look to the Heart
Could the autonomic nervous system explain how napping improves recall?
How Much Are Our Brains Still Listening After We've Fallen Asleep?
A new study provides more evidence for when and how our brain hears and processes words during sleep.
Scientists May Soon Be Able to Hack Our Biases, While We Sleep
A team at Northwestern University has figured out a way to do it. Will their work lead to a brighter tomorrow?
Yet Another Reason Why Caffeine Might Be Your Best Workout Buddy
It seems the stimulant overcomes a neural slow-down
Confirmed: We Need REM Sleep to Remember How to Get Home
"We" meaning rats and probably humans, says a new study.
Sleeping Beauty Syndrome and the Tragedy of Lost Time
Those afflicted with Kleine-Levin Syndrome don't wake up to fawning princes and happy endings. The reality is much more difficult.