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Some people can feel it on their own bodies when others are touched, hit, or stroked — and researchers are trying to figure out why

When some people see another person being touched, they feel it on their own bodies. This is called mirror-touch synaesthesia, and researchers are looking into why some people's brains behave this way, which is helping them answer some questions about the different ways people perceive the world.

Having a good sense of smell could be better for your sex life — here’s why

According to a new study from the Technical University of Dresden in Germany, people who have a more sensitive sense of smell find sex "more pleasant."
Shaquille O'Neal tries on a pair of Magic Leap One smart goggles.

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and we’re not ready for what comes next

The whole "augmented reality" movement could make for a weird, nightmare future.

A neuroscientist says your ‘reality’ could be entirely different from the person sitting next to you — and you’ll never know h...

On the Art of Charm podcast, David Eagleman said we're all trapped inside our own minds — it's called the "umwelt."

This artificial skin could let robots ‘feel’ heat and pressure

Electronic skin could one day give robots a humanlike sense of touch.