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Opinion
02.05.2019
It is now (almost) possible to be embodied in realistic fashion within a virtual body. Although this reality could pave the way for new therapies, it also raises certain questions. The computer...
Opinion
11.20.2018
Contrary to belief, it only takes a few seconds for a memory to form. Once recorded, it can be modified or made inaccessible, but it does not vanish. Pascale Gisquet-Verrier and David Riccio talk...
Opinion
02.13.2018
Do we really only use 10% of our brains? Although many people believe it, there is absolutely no scientific evidence backing this claim. So why is neuroscience often prone to misinterpretation?
Opinion
08.29.2017
A recent study has unlocked the code that allows the brain, using a surprisingly small number of neurons, to recognize any face. The discovery opens new perspectives for research, and could lead to...
Article
03.10.2017
However mysterious and uncontrollable, dreaming is a brain activity like any other, and one that researchers can look into. Interview with neurologist and sleep specialist Isabelle Arnulf.
01.02.2017
We are increasingly relying on digital devices to record information in our place. While such use of digital technologies might free up our brain to focus on other tasks, is there not a long-term...