For thousands of children and teenagers, September marks the return to school, and with it the associated stress. Can stress be countered with mindfulness training in youth? The findings of a large-scale project suggest that it cannot be, really.
Do our brains tell the same story when we look at real and virtual faces? It appears, not quite. If virtual faces are not exactly the real deal, should we use them in psychology and neuroscience research?
Have you already heard about xenobots? They are robots assembled from living tissue whose design has been informed by a computer algorithm. Researchers who created them are transforming our understanding of what a robot is.