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The Amazing Teen Brain

A mismatch in the maturation of brain networks leaves adolescents open to risky behavior but also allows for leaps in cognition and adaptability

May 1, 2016 — Jay N. Giedd

How Astronomers Found Our Cosmic Address

The Milky Way turns out to be part of a massive supercluster of galaxies that forms one of the largest known structures in the universe. This discovery is only the beginning of a new effort to map the cosmos

July 1, 2016 — Noam I. Libeskind and R. Brent Tully

Extreme Shyness Can Be Overcome

That boy who never speaks in class? Chances are he has an anxiety disorder called selective mutism that demands the one thing he dreads the most: attention

May 1, 2016 — Claudia Wallis