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Replacing the polygraph: Brain imaging could give us a reliable lie detector

It’s fairly common knowledge at this point that the polygraph test for detecting who is lying is not reliable enough ...
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Gender and the brain: Are there hardwired differences between men and women?

The idea that genders are different in a neurological sense is picking up considerable momentum in the hard sciences. It could have ...
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With imaging advances, brain researchers no longer rely on cadavers and freak accidents

The increased use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a research tool could lead to better understanding of a wide ...
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Star Trek-like transporter might solve brain disease mysteries, understand religious belief

Scientists have modeled a Star Trek-like transporter illusion to learn about how the human brain shapes our sense of spatial ...