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Stories by Emily Anthes

Mental Health: There's an App for That

Mental Health: There's an App for That

Smartphone apps claim to help conditions from addiction to schizophrenia, but few have been thoroughly tested

April 6, 2016 — Emily Anthes and Nature magazine
Family Guy

Family Guy

Move over, “mommy brain.” Men go through their own biological changes after a baby is born. But dads are programmed to challenge their kids, not coddle them

October 1, 2012 — Emily Anthes
Soothing Traumatized Children

Soothing Traumatized Children

Coloring books developed by psychologists help kids avoid long-lasting emotional problems

November 1, 2010 — Emily Anthes
A Female Viagra?

A Female Viagra?

Women with low libido get a boost from a new drug

February 16, 2010 — Emily Anthes
Six Ways to Boost Brainpower

Six Ways to Boost Brainpower

The adult human brain is surprisingly malleable: it can rewire itself and even grow new cells. Here are some habits that can fine-tune your mind

February 18, 2009 — Emily Anthes
Stories by Emily Anthes

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism