Latest News

Inner speech speaks volumes about the brain

Whether you're reading the paper or thinking through your schedule for the day, chances are that you're hearing yourself speak even if you're not saying words out loud. This internal speech -- the monologue you "hear" inside your head -- is a ubiquitous but largely unexamined phenomenon. A new study published in Psychological Science looks at a possible brain mechanism that could explain how we hear this inner voice in the absence of actual sound.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Commonly available blood-pressure medication prevents epilepsy after severe brain injury

  • Critical new protein complex involved in learning, memory

  • Teachers' scare tactics may lead to lower exam scores

  • Financial incentives help economically-disadvantaged pregnant smokers quit, improve fetal growth

  • Regulating legal marijuana could be guided by lessons from alcohol, tobacco, study says

  • Want to quit smoking? New study says try 'self-expanding' activities

  • Mentor programs harm, more than help first-year teachers

  • Physicists push new Parkinson's treatment toward clinical trials

  • First brain images of African infants enable research into cognitive effects of nutrition

  • New way to enhance nerve growth following injury discovered

  •