The high ticket prices and wacky space-age glasses may elicit an emotional response, but does 3D actually enhance the emotional power of a film? Apparently not, according to psychologists at the University of Utah.
Furrowed brow; thinned lips; flared nostrils. If you’ve ever rubbed someone up the wrong way, you’ll know that the signs of anger are hard to miss. Now, psychologists have discovered why this 'angry face' has evolved.
Our earliest attempts at drawing can provoke delight in our parents, but could they also provide a glimpse into the future? Researchers at King's College London have found that the drawings of four-year-old children can indicate their intelligence at age 14.
From fluffy kittens to doe-eyed dogs, most of us can’t help but melt at the sight of a cute critter. Now, UK scientists have revealed that children as young as three are able to recognise cute babies and animals.
How did you celebrate your second birthday? If you can’t recall then don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, psychologists at Emory University in Georgia, USA, say that only children under the age of seven have any chance of remembering.
There’s no known limit! If you ask a mnemonist or memory savant to learn a list of names they may remember thousands, tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands with no trouble, just as they can learn lists of thousands of digits.
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