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Cognitive psychologists are giddy over smartphones

Collecting data via smartphones could solve several problems cognitive psychologists encounter when trying to study people with as little bias as possible, new research suggests.

By Sep. 29, 2011

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Google doodles Rorschach's inkblots: What does it all mean?

The man who suggested that inkblots might mean far more than you imagined is Friday's subject for Google veneration. And you can participate.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Stroop test app screens for cognitive dysfunction

A dysfunction found in some patients with cirrhosis is normally difficult to diagnose due to extremely subtle symptoms. But a free smartphone app could change that.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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'Mind-reading' technology can reconstruct faces from the viewer's brain

Researchers at Yale have developed a method of reconstructing faces locked in the memories of other people.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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Electric 'thinking cap' speeds learning

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have created a "thinking cap" that electrically stimulates the brain to increase its ability to learn from mistakes.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Researchers build pub to find out why people get hammered

A UK university wants to understand why people get drunk. So it spent $33,000 on a pub laboratory with microphones and hidden cameras to solve a great human mystery. (Maybe not so much of a mystery?)

By Feb. 18, 2014

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Has a jealous lover hired hackers to get into your e-mail?

Two Arkansas men face charges for allegedly running a business that helps the suspicious but loving pry into their partner's e-mails.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Addicted to your smartphone? App can tell

New free Android app from the University of Bonn monitors your smartphone use to gauge if you've become dependent on your device.

By Jan. 28, 2014

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Want to quit your job by text? This app can help

The same people who brought you the BreakUp Text app team up with job site The Ladders to bring you the Quit Your Job app.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Naked in public? Dreams Cloud wants to get inside your mind

Teeth falling out? Flying over your house? Sweet dreams -- and nightmares -- are made of these. Find out what they mean with a dream site that helps you share (and better understand) your dreams.

By Dec. 12, 2013