Gay men can recall familiar faces faster and more accurately than their heterosexual counterparts because, like women, they use both sides of their brains, according to a new study by York University researchers.
William Lohry took a seat before a projector-camera combination and offered his best smile.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Working from home has many advantages. By cutting out the commute, employees can save money, boost productivity and reduce their carbon footprint.
Like a motorist who knows that the "check engine" light indicates something important but ill-defined is happening, neuroscientists have relied heavily on an incompletely understood technology called functional magnetic resonance ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Faces tell the stories in UC Riverside professor Larry Rosenblum's ecological listening lab, as volunteer test subjects show that they can "read" unheard speech — not just from lips, but from the simple ...
(AP) -- A team of surgeons has carried out the world's first full-face transplant on a young Spanish farmer unable to breathe or eat on his own since accidentally shooting himself in the face five years ago.
In the largest study of its kind Dr Michael Lewis of Cardiff University's School of Psychology, collected a random sample of 1205 black, white, and mixed-race faces.
(PhysOrg.com) -- People are much better at recognising faces of their own racial group than those of different races, but a new study suggests that drinking alcohol almost eliminates that bias.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The ability to recognise faces is largely determined by your genes, according to new research at UCL (University College London).
You stop at a shop window and wonder why someone inside is blatantly staring at you -- until you realize this person is you. Scenarios like this are impossible for us to imagine, but quite common for sufferers of acquired ...