A Transparent, Trainable BrainNew imaging methods allow people to observe their brain activity in real-time. This technology could help combat brain-based disorders and improve learning
A Social Salve for SchizophreniaTreating the less well-recognized social aspects of schizophrenia could help patients lead fuller, more productive lives
When Pretending Is the RemedyScientists are dissecting the placebo effect in hopes of deploying its active ingredients as treatments
Time-Warping TemptationsImpulsivity arises from a tendency to want small imminent rewards more than big future benefits. How can we correct our skewed values to care for our future selves?
A Lifeline for AddictsRestoring the brain's flexibility may help addicts act on their desire to quit
Big City BluesMounting evidence shows how city living can harm our mental health
Being in the NowA focus on the present, dubbed mindfulness, can make you happier and healthier. Training to deepen your immersion in the moment works by improving attention
Evolution of Schizophrenia
Ask the Brains
Can we control our thoughts? Why do thoughts pop into my head as I'm trying to fall asleep?
Can training to become ambidextrous improve brain function?
A Consciousness Meter
Facts and Fictions in Mental Health
Is Divorce Bad for Children?
From the Editor
Powers of Attention
Sphere of Influence
An Internal Sedative
Don't Sleep It Off
Desperate to Forget
Velvet Improves Older Adults' Well-Being
Television Romance and Real-Life Marriage
Mental Mirrors Reflect Hatred
Clues about Aging from Chromosome Caps
Rational Thought Can Override a Generous Intuition
The Myth of the Family Meal
Head vs. Heart in Negotiations
Old Drugs, New Tricks
Blunting Pain with Magnets
A Marshmallow in the Hand
Placebos Work Better for Nice People
Is Cocoa the Brain Drug of the Future?
How to Be a Better Driver
Truer Than Truth
Letters to the Editors
Mind in Pictures
Of Two Minds
To Drink or Not to Drink
Reviews and Recommendations
Brain New World
More than a Feeling