Florida State University

  • Scientists decode why Einstein was a genius November 16, 2012

    Washington: Physicist Albert Einstein's brain had an "extraordinary" prefrontal cortex - unlike those of most people - which may have contributed to his remarkable genius, a new study has claimed. According to the study led by Florida State University evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk, portions of Einstein's brain have been found to...
  • Video games don't make you smarter, says new study September 17, 2011

    Washington: That playing video games makes the brain smarter and improves concentration might be a myth fostered by a host of studies. "Despite the hype, in reality, there is little solid evidence that games enhance cognition at all," said Walter Boot, assistant professor in psychology at Florida State University who led...
  • Love really does make you blind July 8, 2008

    London: They say love is blind. Now, there’s scientific evidence suggesting that the adage might be true. According to researchers at Florida State University in Tallahassee, US, people who are in love pay less visual attention to attractive people of the opposite sex. In the study, the scientists asked 57...