Complex human brain activity is governed by the same simple universal rule of nature that can explain other phenomena such as the beautiful sound of a finely crafted violin or the spots on a leopard, UNSW scientists have shown.
People overeat. And people don’t always make the healthiest food choices. That much is clear. But who is to blame for overeating and poor food choices? And can we do anything about it?
New Year’s resolutions are set with the best of intentions. But they notoriously fail to translate into lasting behavioural changes.
Viewing violent television as a child probably increases aggression toward women later in life, writes Tom Denson and Andy Ruddock.
How we react to the greatest challenge of our generation is all in the mind. Ben Newell explains.
Face-matching experts at the Australian Passport Office are 20 per cent more accurate than average people at detecting fraud using automatic face recognition software, new research shows.
Indications of psychopathic traits can be reliably observed in children as young as three, allowing children at risk to undergo earlier treatment, a new study suggests.
The first study to test the skills of FBI agents and other law enforcers who have been trained in facial recognition has provided a reassuring result – they perform better than the average person or even computers on this difficult task.