Body illusions can give a person the experience of inhabiting another's body. When that happens, we learn just how much the physical self can influence the way we think and feel.
The discovery of "thought worms" can also help detect when one thought ends and another begins.
The possible explanations could help us better understand the condition.
How strongly and accurately you feel your heart beating could tell you something about your mental health.
A team examined tissues from the unusually intact Heslington Brain, which belonged to a man who was killed in Iron Age England.
Physical activity might help drown out some of the background noise in your brain.
If everyone in Silicon Valley was taking a day-long vow of silence and forgoing fun, would you do it too?
Does psilocybin have the potential to increase consciousness in people who are unresponsive?
Scientists say that combined with therapy, these drugs could be a promising treatment option.