Created by the British wordplay and recreational mathematics expert Leigh Mercer. Limericks are a very specific type of poetry that emerged in England in t
Source: When Science and Poetry go out for lunch: the Best Science Limericks
Before developing perceptual constancy, three- to four-month-old babies have a striking ability to see image differences that are invisible to adults. They lose this superior skill around the age of five months
Source: What Little Babies See That You No Longer Can – Scientific American Blog Network
For decades, some psychologists have claimed that bilinguals have better mental control. Their work is now being called into question.
Source: The Bitter Fight Over the Benefits of Bilingualism
Tasered victims might be unable to understand police questioning, interfering with Miranda Rights.
Source: Getting tasered impairs cognition, and might violate “right to remain silent”
Weeks after the first hit, however, the participants exhibited increased optimism and trait openness in the mid to long term.
Source: The paradox of LSD: makes you psychotic in short-term, happier and more creative long term
A team of researchers performed the most extensive study of howling made by canid species. T
Source: Wolves seem to have howl ‘dialects’ — might help unravel origin of human speech
It’s not just your imagination. Horror films are much more scary than they were in the past. Here’s how they do it
Source: Horror films are far scarier than in the past. Here’…