Mirages and Mind Benders the 10 Best Illusions of the Year
Brain-Changing GamesPlaying violent video games can sharpen our focus, reasoning and decision-making skills. But do we really need the weapons?
Your Brain on TrialLessons from psychology could greatly improve courtroom decision-making, reducing racial bias, eyewitness errors and false confessions
The Mystery of the Missed ConnectionA common but little understood malformation reveals the brain's incredible plasticity
Wisdom from Psychopaths?A scientist enters a high-security psychiatric hospital to extract tips and advice from a crowd without a conscience
The Essence of OptimismWe can tune our mind to notice the bright side of ambiguous events, bolstering our resilience to stress and anxiety
Ask the Brains
Why did sleep evolve?
I developed what appears to be a photographic memory when I was 16 years old. Does this kind of memory truly exist, and, if so, how did I develop it?
Cracking the Retinal Code
Facts and Fictions in Mental Health
All about Me
From the Editor
Keep the Teddy Bear
Troubled Family Life Changes Kids' Brains
How Co-Sleeping with an Infant Might Make You a Better Dad
Bright Screens Could Delay Bedtime
Stimulating the Brain with Microscopic Magnets
Death of a Salesman Stereotype
Healing the Brain with Snail Venom
Can Eye Movements Treat Trauma?
Brains of “Super Agers” Look Decades Younger
Focus on Yourself to Alleviate Social Pain
“I Don't” Beats “I Can't” for Self-Control
Ameliorate Anger and Anxiety
Your Twisted Little Mind
Letters to the Editors
Readers Respond to “Dating in a Digital World”
Mind in Pictures
Mind In Pictures
Yet Another Stage of Life?
Reviews and Recommendations
We're Only Human
Finding Self-Discipline in Others