Typically it’s a significant health care concern of some kind that gets most people into an fMRI machine. Imagine that instead of a health care concern, it's your participation in a research study that gets you [...]
Love is a powerful and vulnerable emotion which, it turns out, can be explained by modern neuroscience. That love can be explained by neuroscience is not meant to, and indeed cannot, take away the magic feeling of being in love, but it is still an interesting look at this familiar feeling.
Is there such a thing as a compassionate instinct? Throughout much of history, there has been a general shared opinion that humans are selfish. Plato wrote that the body is a chariot being pulled by [...]
Emotional differences between men and women is the topic of fierce debate. Tests measuring emotional differences between men and women tend to show that women have an edge over men when it comes to empathy [...]
Poets, song writers, and story tellers have long celebrated love, questioned love, and agonized over love. More recently scientists have begun to study love. Scientists are putting adult love under the microscope and making amazing discoveries [...]