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  • Beauty in Math and Art Activate Same Brain Area

    Beauty in Math and Art Activate Same Brain Area

    Elegant equations evoke the same activity in mathematicians' brains as gorgeous art or music

    September 1, 2014

  • How to Be a Better Time Manager

    How to Be a Better Time Manager

    September 1, 2014

  • Is Mindfulness Good Medicine?

    Is Mindfulness Good Medicine?

    Mindfulness meditation can help alleviate depression and possibly anxiety

    September 1, 2014

  • Chimps Outplay Humans in Brain Games

    Chimps Outplay Humans in Brain Games

    There are ways that chimpanzees are more intelligent than us

    September 2, 2014

  • The Advantages of Dyslexia

    The Advantages of Dyslexia

    With reading difficulties can come other cognitive strengths

    August 19, 2014

  • Of Pacifiers and Pearl Harbor: See the Stuff First Memories are Made Of [Interactive]

    Of Pacifiers and Pearl Harbor: See the Stuff First Memories are Made Of [Interactive]

    Explore more than one hundred recollections from early childhood

    September 3, 2014

  • Childhood Stress Decreases Size of Brain Regions

    Children who experience neglect, abuse and/or poverty can have smaller amygdalas and hippocampuses, brain regions involved in emotion and memory, compared with kids raised in nurturing environments. Christie Nicholson reports

     

    August 16, 2014

  • Is Fluoride in Private Wells Causing an IQ Decline?

    Is Fluoride in Private Wells Causing an IQ Decline?

    Excess fluoride, which may damage both brain and bone, is leaching out of granite and into Maine's drinking water—and potentially other New England states

    August 20, 2014

  • Western Scrub Jays Are Capable of Metacognition

    Western Scrub Jays Are Capable of Metacognition

    Evidence suggests that humans are not the only animals that can think about thinking

    September 1, 2014

  • An Unusual Cure for Not Enough Sleep

    An Unusual Cure for Not Enough Sleep

    Sleep deprived people are told they got a good night’s sleep — and then perform as if they did

    August 12, 2014

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