Sophisticated algorithms can now, for instance, identify a data scientist even if that job title is not listed in the person's profile. Employers may soon have access to a new universe of prospective workers.
Everyone knows your pupils dilate when you see something interesting, right? Not so fast: A modern day do-over of a mid-20th century pupillometry experiment raises the question, what should we make of a failed replication?
The way memories are anchored in the brain plays a role, neuropsychologist Boris Suchan explains. In the bike-riding part, neurogenesis occurs less frequently, suggesting that perhaps encoded memories there are less likely to get erased.