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The Promise of E-Therapy

Videoconferencing, Web sites and other electronic media offer faster, cheaper care--without the stigma of parking in front of the shrink's office

By Beryl Lieff Benderly

Picture Imperfect

Like a flawed painting, our self-image suffers from poor perspective: we consistently overestimate our skills and overlook our flaws

By David Dunning, Chip Heath and Jerry M. Suls

Personality Crash

The collision damaged his forebrain. Surgeons saved it. But they never checked his pituitary, and he is no longer the man he was

By Felicitas Witte

Left Out

The world is designed for right-handed people. Why does a tenth of the population prefer the left?

By Detlef B. Linke and Sabine Kersebaum

Erasing Memories

Long-term memories, particularly bad ones, could be dissolved if certain drugs are administered at just the right moment during recall

By R. Douglas Fields

Control Your Anger

Should you regulate your emotional reactions or let them rip?

By Iris Mauss

Can We Cure Fear?

We naturally view any risk we witness as a personal threat--even when it is on the opposite side of the globe and we see it only on TV. Is popping a pill the answer?

By Marc Siegel

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