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.
“The brain is like a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it becomes.” While not false in other contexts, those words aren’t referring to using brain training apps.