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How Do You Think About Risk?

Risk surrounds us. Researchers in the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Basel set out to discover how we look at risk and developed a new method to determine how society perceives it. The meaning of risk differs from individual to…

Math Neurons Exist in Our Brain

According to researchers at the Universities of Tübingen and Bonn, the brain has neurons that fire specifically during certain mathematical operations. Some neurons are active exclusively during addition and others during subtraction. The…

Exoskeletons can strain the brain

According to a study recently published in the journal Applied Ergonomics, exoskeletons worn by workers on assembly lines or in warehouses to alleviate stress on their lower back, may compete with valuable brain resources. The study found…