Eye Contact Brain

Eye Contact Disrupts the Brain While Talking, Study Finds

Making eye contact and talking may be connected and affect the brain. Researchers at Kyoto University in Japan may have discovered why people avoid looking someone in the eyes while they are talking. Researchers Shogo Kajimura...
Apple AI

Apple Releases Data on its AI Research

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a buzz word in tech circles these days.  Examples include Google’s Deep Mind project and IBM’s Watson.  Both AI programs have gain notoriety for winning high-profile competitions against human...
Amazon

Christmas 2016 Was a Blockbuster for Amazon

This holiday season was a record-breaker for Amazon and the news helped to lift shares of the e-commerce giant by 1.5 percent in Tuesday’s post-holiday trade. According to a statement to shareholders by Jeff...
iPhone 7

Will Battery Issues Continue to Plague Apple In 2017?

It turns out Samsung is not the only company facing problems with their latest generation of smartphones. Reports of problems with the batteries in the iPhone 6 first surfaced in China in October and since...
Facebook

False Reports of Bombing in Bangkok Triggers Facebook’s Safety Check

As if the struggle with fake news has not been hard enough for the social media network this year, false reports of a bombing in Central Bangkok triggered Facebook’s Safety Check feature on Tuesday. According...
Amazon Echo Sales

Amazon Echo Sales Increased by 900%

While many analysts predicted virtual reality was going to become the biggest items this Christmas, a press release by Amazon illustrates 2016 was the year of virtual assistants. Christmas maybe over but the party is...

Legalized Recreational Marijuana Changes Washington Teens’ Views Towards Pot

For the states that have legalized recreational marijuana, how has cannabis legalization impacted teens and kids? In many states where recreational weed is illegal, synthetic marijuana is extremely popular in lower-class neighborhoods. In fact, synthetic cannabis is 100...
Emotional Memory

Neuroscientists Discover Emotional Experiences Can Improve Memory

Emotional experiences can have an impact on future memories. For instance, someone's first kiss, marriage and pregnancy are very moving experiences and those powerful moments can produce long-lasting memories. However, prior to now, scientists were not too...