Why do respondents show an angry facial expression when evaluating a website or product, when there is no reason to expect them to actually be angry? Read more in this sequel to the blog post "How emotions are made".
Researchers are constantly looking for new ways to treat Alzheimer's disease. Can Dioscin, a plant-based steroid, decrease the symptoms in mice?
Why do more work than you have to? Especially now, do you really want to be stuck inside on a beautiful day scouring over your behavior tracking data to make sure there aren’t any missing samples or tracking jumps?
We are in a pandemic where most of us are forced to change our daily behavior. Fortunately, we have our neocortex: it gives us considerable flexibility and creativity in adapting to a changing environment.
In my previous blog post, I shared some of the basics of cognitive neuroscience. In this blog post, we will zoom into a more specific part of cognitive neuroscience: emotions.
What is cognitive neuroscience? As my professor once said, it is the overlapping science of the ‘dry and the wet’ part of the brain.