I control therefore I am: chimps self-aware, says study
Chimpanzees are self-aware and can anticipate the impact of their actions on the environment around them, an ability once thought to be uniquely human, according to a study released Wednesday.
Monkeys demonstrate self-awareness in computer game
Self awareness can help people navigate rocky seas of relationships
A little self-awareness can help people struggling in the world of relationships, says Jeffrey Hall, assistant professor of communication studies at the University of Kansas.
Researchers make waves into what awakens epilepsy
A University of Alberta research team has discovered a potential new trigger for epileptic seizures that strike during deep sleep.
How chimps deal with death: Studies offer rare glimpses
Two studies in the April 27th issue of Current Biology offer rare glimpses into the ways that chimpanzees deal with the deaths of those closest to them. In one case, researchers describe the fi ...
How to live your life twice: Psychologist busts a myth and offers tips to counter a mid-life crisis
Elliot Jacques coined the term "mid-life crisis" 40 years ago, when the average lifespan was 70 and "mid-life" came at age 35. Individuals could expect their quality of life to decline from that point forward, Jacques argued, ...