Freud returns? Like a bad dream.
Better understanding of how alcohol alters brain chemistry reveals mechanisms for beating dependency
Psychotherapy on Trial
Empirically supported therapies seek to bring the power of research-proven techniques to the therapist's office. So why are they controversial?
Neurotic about Neurons
Freud's theories sprang directly from neuroscience, until he began interrogating sexually frustrated women
Hunting for Answers
A single mutation casts the death sentence of Huntington's disease. Researchers are pinning down how that mutation ruins neurons--knowledge that may suggest therapies
Neuroscientists are finding that their biological descriptions of the brain may fit together best when integrated by psychological theories that Freud sketched a century ago
The New Science of Mind
A forecast of the major problems scientists need to solve
The latest computer designs draw inspiration from human neural networks. But will machines ever really think?
Bird Brains? Hardly
Parrots demonstrate impressive cognitive feats that rival the talents of chimps and dolphins
A Revealing Reflection
Mirror neurons are providing stunning insights into everything from how we learn to walk to how we empathize with others