"Computer Thoughts" Projected onto a Giant Dome via Neural Network
Step into the mind of a machine in VOID's newest 3D dome mapping performance piece, 'Bio-Inspire.'
We Don't Trust People with a Bitchy Resting Face, Science Shows
But a "trustworthy face" can be faked.
Apocalypse Neuro: Why Our Brains Don't Process the Gravest Threats to Humanity
The human brain simply may not be wired to process slow-moving crises like climate change.
The Halifax Consciousness Scanner Wants to Change How We Care For the Brain
A lightweight EEG scanner measures brain activity while the patient is subjected to various neurological pokes and prods.
Some decades ago, neuroscientists discovered that the moment of nowness is actually a composite of everything we've experienced in the past fifteen seconds. Naturally, somebody decided to hack this. Thus were born the now-tweakers.
Paul Di Filippo
How the Cerebellum's Rapid Growth Helped Make Technology Possible
Technical intelligence was likely as important as social intelligence in humanity's cognitive evolution.
Is It A Rabbit Or A Duck? Here's Why Optical Illusions Trick Us
This animated video explains why your brain takes short cuts to construct a visual world on the fly.
See NYC Landscapes As Pointilist-Inspired Photo Paintings
Jay Friedenberg's cognitive science-influenced solo show "Digital Dreams" hits a sweet spot between digital photography and classical painting.
RIP David Rumelhart, Godfather of Connectionism
The cognitive scientist David E. Rumelhart, who sadly "died last week":http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/19/health/19rumelhart.html of an Alzhemier’s-like disease, put forward some ground-breaking ideas about cognition in the ‘80s.