The findings, published in the journal eLife, may point towards new treatments for addiction or compulsive behaviour in humans.Sep 07, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Authors of the study are shocked because this kind of pattern hasn't been seen before in the half billion years of the animal fossil record.Sep 19, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
Envy is the most common basic personality trait shaping human behaviour.Sep 17, 2016, 09:52 AM IST
The new StarLight system has a wide range of practical applications, including virtual reality without on-body controllers and non-invasive real-time health monitoring.
Interpreting the data collected from volunteers' own smartphones -- which has the potential to emulate randomised trials -- can boost research into human behaviour, finds a new study.Dec 28, 2015, 00:33 AM IST
What has quantum physics to do with human decision-making? A lot, say researchers, advising that the next time someone accuses you of making an irrational decision, just explain that you are obeying the laws of quantum physics.Sep 16, 2015, 21:01 PM IST
At a time when a debate is raging about smartphone addiction among the millennials (those born after 1980), here comes a way to help you identify if you are suffering from a modern-day phobia: fear of being without your mobile phone.Sep 04, 2015, 13:12 PM IST
Just around 20 minutes of video games after a hectic day at office can provide you quick stress relief, says a study.Jul 10, 2015, 16:01 PM IST
Bonding with a friend of a friend is something most humans do. But do animals too exhibit such behaviour?May 17, 2015, 17:38 PM IST
Mathematics can prove to be a crucial tool for understanding love by negotiating its complicated, often baffling, sometimes infuriating and always interesting mysteries, says maths expert Hannah Fry.Apr 05, 2015, 15:06 PM IST
Researchers from University of Montreal have discovered a multi-purpose bone tool dating from the Neanderthal era, suggesting that the Neanderthals knew how to make stone tools like humans.Jan 15, 2015, 14:00 PM IST
As researchers are mining Facebook and Twitter data to learn about online and offline human behaviour, a new study warns them to be wary of serious pitfalls that arise when working with huge social media data sets.Nov 28, 2014, 14:21 PM IST
Researchers have used 500 million tweets to develop algorithms which they claim can predict an individual's behaviour hours in advance.Sep 11, 2014, 14:36 PM IST
Researchers have developed a new computer programme that can analyse closed circuit television (CCTV) images and spot aggressive human behaviour with 90 per cent accuracy.
The research is an important step forward in intelligent security systems that could raise an alarm without requiring constant human vigilance, researchers said.
Researchers have discovered that a child, as young as 18 months of age, is at an increased risk of developing emotional and disruptive problems if his or her mother suffers from anxiety and depression symptoms.Oct 25, 2013, 20:42 PM IST
Women are better than men at multi-tasking, especially when it comes to planning and devising strategies, scientists have found.Oct 25, 2013, 20:36 PM IST
Ladies, want to know how much your man is into you? Take a stroll with him!Oct 24, 2013, 18:04 PM IST
A new study suggests that changes in human behaviour may have the greatest influence on waves of influenza outbreak.Jul 10, 2013, 19:09 PM IST
It may be hard to believe but a new study has found that most people smile when they’re frustrated.May 26, 2012, 16:30 PM IST