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Scientists still aren't sure why brain training only works for some people.
Productivity studies suggest you can boost your output with the right music.
An unexpected payoff.
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Imagine Science Films teams up with a neuroscientist to discuss mind and motion at the 2014 World Cup.
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
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A few new studies, including one meta-analysis, suggest brain games don't make you any better at anything but playing brain games.
Including a map of brain cancer, a closeup of a sea urchin's tooth, and more from the 2012 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge
A mathematics professor issued an urgent warning about football in 1894. America ignored him.
One full week of keeping track of absolutely everything, to see if gamification can net you a win in the game of life
Telepathy, ouija boards, hypnosis, mythical monsters, and more subjects that probably shouldn't be classified as legitimate science
PopSci attempts to determine, once and for all, which is the superior gender
Virtual simulators reach a medical milestone as warm-up for a real-life operation
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done
Stem cells, Parkinson's pills, and viruses that improve your DNA: The next generation of performance enhancers won't show up on a urine test
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
At the "brain spa" of the future, transcranial magnetic stimulation and memory-enhancing drugs will clear your mind of forgetfulness and flabby thinking.
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.