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Stories by Robert M. Sapolsky5 articles archived since 1845

Aspiration Makes Us Human

Aspiration Makes Us Human

Our drive to exceed our evolutionary limits sets us apart from other beasts

September 6, 2012 — Robert M. Sapolsky

Stressed-Out Memories

A little stress sharpens memory. But after prolonged stress, the mental picture isn't pretty

December 1, 2004 — Robert M. Sapolsky

Your Personal Pathology

How will we feel when biology can name what makes each of us who we are?

January 1, 2004 — Robert M. Sapolsky

Gene Therapy for the Nervous System

Inserting genes into brain cells may one day offer doctors a way to slow, or even reverse, the damage from degenerative neurological disease

June 1, 1997 — Dora Y. Ho and Robert M. Sapolsky

Stress in the Wild

Studies of free-ranging baboons in an African reserve are helping to explain why human beings can differ in their vulnerability to stress-related diseases

January 1, 1990 — Robert M. Sapolsky

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