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Dreams to file

The Somnieve database will make it possible to explore new hypotheses about the dream experience.

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Even monkeys (and not only) decide as we do

One strand of research investigates cognitive biases such as the 'decoy effect' in animals.

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Will artificial intelligence be the 'lie detector' of the future?

AI recognises lies through language analysis better than humans.

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Can 'intellectual humility' help medicine?

A research project studies interventions to foster communication between doctors and patients and improve health policies.

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Rationality Pills #4 - Experts are (not) always right

How do we decide whom to trust? The philosophy of science tries to answer.

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Rationality Pills #3 - Being better on social media

Here are some 'tricks' from the research to experience virtual environments more serenely.

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Rationality Pills #2 - Can science tell us right or wrong?

This is how morality is studied in the laboratory.

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Rationality Pills #1 - What is nudge?

The MInD research group at Scuola IMT studies both the theory and practice of human reasoning.

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Four easy lessons on the brain

A video popularisation project puts neuroscience within everyone's reach.

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Learning through games: what is playful teaching

Research increasingly sees play as a tool to innovate teaching and stimulate learning.

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Technostress, when the use of technology at work becomes a problem

A group at the IMT School studies this form of psychophysical discomfort, and designs interventions to prevent and reduce it.

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Vaccines: trusting experts is not the same as listening to them

A study confirms that the public trusts science but needs to be listened to.