How Expectation Influences Perception

For decades, research has shown that our perception of the world is influenced by our expectations. These expectations, also called “prior beliefs,” help us make sense of what we are […]

REM Sleep Quiets The Brain’s Warning Bells

Overnight amygdala adaptation fails proportionally to the restlessness of REM sleep, new research from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience suggests. The finding helps explain why you will be better able […]