Rats move their eyes in opposite directions, keep an eye on airspace above them, researchers show
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, using miniaturised high-speed cameras and high-speed behavioural tracking, discovered that rats move their eyes in opposite ...
CeBIT: Laptop tracks gaze, taking eye-tracking out of lab
Ever wish your eyes were lasers? A laptop prototype brings that wish closer to reality.
Zeno "boy" robot: Let me introduce myself (w/ Video)
Pedestrians at serious risk when drivers are 'permitted' to turn left, study says
A study to examine driver behavior in permitted left turns has identified what researchers call an "alarming" level of risk to pedestrians crossing the street – about 4-9 percent of the time, drivers don't ...
Audi plans next-level tech for smarter driving
Facial expressions show language barriers too
(PhysOrg.com) -- People from East Asia tend to have a tougher time than those from European countries telling the difference between a face that looks fearful versus surprised, disgusted versus angry, and ...
Dreams may have an important physiological function
Eye-tracking Umoove parks in closed-beta zone
Study finds sighted babies of blind mothers find other ways to bond
Can a machine tell when you're lying? Research suggests the answer is 'yes'
Inspired by the work of psychologists who study the human face for clues that someone is telling a high-stakes lie, UB computer scientists are exploring whether machines can also read the visual cues that give away deceit.
The biology of politics: Liberals roll with the good, conservatives confront the bad
From cable TV news pundits to red-meat speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire, our nation's deep political stereotypes are on full display: Conservatives paint self-indulgent liberals as insufferably absent on urgent national ...
Why we learn more from our successes than our failures
(PhysOrg.com) -- If you've ever felt doomed to repeat your mistakes, researchers at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory may have explained why: Brain cells may only learn from experience when we ...
Whiff of 'love hormone' helps monkeys show a little kindness
Oxytocin, the "love hormone" that builds mother-baby bonds and may help us feel more connected toward one another, can also make surly monkeys treat each other a little more kindly.
Autism skews developing brain with synchronous motion and sound (w/Video)
Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) tend to stare at people's mouths rather than their eyes. Now, an NIH-funded study in 2-year-olds with the social deficit disorder suggests why they might find mouths so attractive: ...