Dylan Goldstein

Dylan Goldstein is a science reporting intern at Braindecoder. He studies cognitive neuroscience and finance in the Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management at University of Pennsylvania. When it comes to neuroscience, he is particularly interested in the neurological basis of personality and its implications for social interaction. In his free time, Dylan loves binge watching Game of Thrones and exploring new cities.

Can Neuroscience Ever Have a Place in the Courtroom?

It was more than just a mild fascination. After watching Taxi Driver for the first time in 1976, John...

Here's What Science Says About the Brains of Democrats and Republicans

Back in 1796, George Washington offered the nation some unheeded words of advice: beware of political...

Why Tickling Is Painful for the Brain

Have you ever been "tickled to death"? Or, perhaps you've found yourself tangled up in a "tickle fight...

These May Be The Neurons That Made Pavlov's Dog Drool At The Sound Of A Bell

Since the classic Pavlov's dog experiment of the late 1800s, we've recognized the brain's capacity to...

Lonely People's Brains Look 'Hungry' For Social Connection

Loneliness may foster a yearning for social connection in the same way that hunger drives a yearning...

Men Are More Likely To Be Narcissistic And Entitled Than Women

When it comes to narcissism, it appears that men and women are not alike. In a recent study, researchers...

The Neuroscience Of 6 Drugs In A Nutshell

The brain has an elaborate communication system within itself. A variety of neurotransmitters enable...

You Can Fake A Trustworthy Face, But Competency Is In Your Bones

Many of us have "put on a good face" for a photo we knew others would see. Maybe for a LinkedIn page...