Experiment confirms quantum theory weirdness
The bizarre nature of reality as laid out by quantum theory has survived another test, with scientists performing a famous experiment and proving that reality does not exist until it is measured.
Thought experiment proposed to reconcile psychological versus thermodynamic arrows of time
Maxwell's demon demonstration turns information into energy
Experiment finally proves 100-year-old thought experiment is possible (w/ Video)
Study proves conclusively that violent video game play makes more aggressive kids
Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of Psychology Craig Anderson has made much of his life's work studying how violent video game play affects youth behavior. And he says a new study he led, analyzing 130 research ...
Depressed people have trouble learning 'good things in life'
(PhysOrg.com) -- While depression is often linked to negative thoughts and emotions, a new study suggests the real problem may be a failure to appreciate positive experiences.
Is social networking making us stupid?
In a study published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface scientists have found that whilst mass connectivity through social media and the internet makes us look smarter it might be making us stu ...
Teaching a computer to play concentration advances security, understanding of the mind
(Phys.org) —Computer science researchers have programmed a computer to play the game Concentration (also known as Memory). The work could help improve computer security – and improve our understanding ...
Bonobos predisposed to show sensitivity to others
Comforting a friend or relative in distress may be a more hard-wired behavior than previously thought, according to a new study of bonobos, which are great apes known for their empathy and close relation to ...
Extending Einstein: Researchers demonstrate a new kind of quantum entanglement
Physicists at the University of Calgary and at the Institute for Quantum Computing in Waterloo have published new research in Nature Physics which builds on the original ideas of Einstein and adds a new ingredient: a thir ...
What is your dog thinking? Brain scans unleash canine secrets in Emory study
When your dog gazes up at you adoringly, what does it see? A best friend? A pack leader? A can opener?
Physicist suggests Einstein could have beaten Bohr in famous thought experiment
Quantum cats are hard to see
Are there parallel universes? And how will we know? This is one of many fascinations people hold about quantum physics. Researchers from the universities of Calgary and Waterloo in Canada and the University ...
Researchers consider ancestry of recent fossil finds
(PhysOrg.com) -- Someday a future intelligent organism could sweep away a million years of dust and find the bones of a Homo sapiens and wonder what he was.