People Who Pick Up Accents Easily Are Nicer People

Accents. Ever notice how easy it is for some people to pick them up? Ten minutes in New York and an Australian voice is already adopting the American drawl. Or traipsing around London and you find yourself starting to articulate the ends of your words in a more precise way?

New Study Shows Rise In Cortisol Levels Increases Aggression in Children.

New Study Shows Rise In Cortisol Levels Increases Aggression in Children.

It’s not easy being an adolescent, all those hormones flying around wreaking havoc. But new research has found it may not be all that easy being a kid either. Particularly kids who are inclined towards aggressive behaviour. A new study1 has looked into the effects of hormones on this type of behaviour in boys and girls aged between 8 and 10

Gamifying Research: How MIT Is Mapping The Brain

Gamifying Research: How MIT Is Mapping The Brain

Of all the organs in the body, the brain is surely the most complex. So much so that despite the all the advancements of the modern age, no computer equaling its flexibility and processing power has yet been developed. There are literally billions of neurons and synapses that make up this complex system, hence mapping it on a cellular level has been a task so big that it has not been attempted – that is until now. Imagine the potential discoveries that could be made if we could see inside the brain, and see the neuronal pathways as they crisscross […]