Posts tagged with Cognition

  1. Multitasking: Myth or Marvel?

    Whether it be listening to music while brushing your teeth or scrolling through Instagram during a lecture, we are all familiar with multitasking. In fact, some …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2020/08/24/multitasking-myth-or-marvel

  2. How long is a goldfish’s memory?

    There is a popular belief that goldfish only have a 3 second memory. But, the humble goldfish may not only have a longer memory than most …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2019/10/27/how-long-is-a-goldfishs-memory

  3. The Power of Words: Can you convince yourself to believe something you didn’t believe before?

    2018Y-11M20D-07H56M-51S-0372 by Daniel Ramirez via Flicker Kotodama (言霊) is a Japanese belief that words have mystical powers that can alter reality. It is rooted in the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2019/10/26/the-power-of-words-can-you-convince-yourself-to-believe-something-you-didnt-believe-before

  4. Could a Little Poisoning Save a Life?

    In 1935, Australia was invaded. Since then, countless numbers have died, yet the intruders went unchecked for years. We even invited them in. And they’re still …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/11/could-a-little-poisoning-save-a-life