Even or odd: No easy feat for the mind

Even scientists are fond of thinking of the human brain as a computer, following sets of rules to communicate, make decisions and find a meal. But if the brain is like a computer, why do brains make mistakes that computers don't?

Poetry is like music to the mind, scientists prove

New brain imaging technology is helping researchers to bridge the gap between art and science by mapping the different ways in which the brain responds to poetry and prose.

Paralyzed woman conducts orchestra with her mind

A British woman with locked-in syndrome has been able to conduct an orchestra using just the power of her thoughts.

George Lucas angered over Jedi Mind trick

An angry George Lucas has filed a hefty $5 million trademark lawsuit against Jedi Mind for selling apps that allows users to play games simply by thinking.

Syfy plans frakking new Battlestar Galactica spinoff

Frak! Syfy may be planning to create a new spinoff of the popular Battlestar Galactica series.