Managing Editor Claudia Wallis introduces the November/December 2015 issue of Scientific American MIND
The prolific author–neurologist gave the world empathetic insights into disorders of the brain while also inspiring films, plays, an opera and likely many careers in medicine and brain science...
Managing Editor Claudia Wallis introduces the September/October 2015 issue of Scientific American MIND
Tamiko Nishimoto was four years old when she saw the B-29 overhead that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. She and her family lived near the bomb site their entire lives.
Takamitsu Nakayama was 16 years old and working at a shipyard in Nagasaki when the atom bomb devastated his city.
Managing Editor Claudia Wallis introduces the July/August 2015 issue of Scientific American MIND
As the number of older patients with cancer soars, researchers explore how best to treat them
A young woman tells Scientific American MIND how she found her voice after 16 years of mute behavior
New insights are helping us understand and treat selective mutism
New techniques in orthopedic surgery aim to unleash the body's own healing power
Take a close look at the nerve cell channel that literally lets us feel the heat
As the number of elderly patients with cancer soars, researchers explore how best to treat them
Intestinal bacteria may help determine whether we are lean or obese
After a new brain-scanning approach revealed that a seemingly vegetative young woman was actually conscious, she started down the road to a partial recovery