The Science of PersuasionSocial psychology has determined the basic principles that govern getting to "yes."
The Quest to Find ConsciousnessBy studying the brain's physical processes, scientists are seeking clues about how the subjective inner life of the mind arises
Televison AddictionUnderstanding how closely compulsive TV viewing resembles other forms of addiction may help couch potatoes control their habit.
Sussing Out StressChronic stress makes people sick. But how? And how might we prevent those ill effects?
Music in Your HeadListening to music involves not only hearing but also visual, tactile and emotional experiences. Each of us processes music in different regions of the brain
Memories of a FlyTiny and ubiquitous, the fruit fly is a helpful model for the study of memory
Islands of GeniusArtistic brilliance and a dazzling memory can sometimes accompany autism and other developmental disorders
Humbled by HistoryOver the centuries, many "proven" ideas about the brain were later found lacking, a lesson worth remembering today
Fear NotAnxieties can be strongly etched into the brain. But don't worry--researchers may find ways to erase them
Does Free Will Arise Freely?How consciousness is produced influences such issues as when we can regard fetuses as individuals and whether courts can hold us accountable for our actions
Your Personal Pathology
Principled Problem Solving
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A Symphony of the Self
Smarter in Menopause?
Single Neuron Spied
Quieting Phantom Limbs
In Perspective: Alzheimer's Disease
Half a Brain More
Phonics Could Prevent Dyslexia
Seeing Is Believing
Learning from Switched-Off Brains
Getting the Picture
Anguish and Ethics
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