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Stories by Melinda Wenner

Multimedia Memory Boost

Multimedia Memory Boost

A video before bed or a recording played while asleep can enhance learning

February 22, 2010 — Melinda Wenner and Michele Solis
How Fantasies Affect Focus

How Fantasies Affect Focus

Thoughts about love or sex make the mind more creative or analytical

February 17, 2010 — Melinda Wenner
Electric Surprise

Electric Surprise

Stimulating brain cells may be trickier than we thought

January 1, 2010 — Melinda Wenner
<em>MIND</em> Reviews: Brainy Gifts

MIND Reviews: Brainy Gifts

From home sleep-cycle monitoring to a tap into the psychology of motivation, these clever products promise to get inside your head

November 1, 2009 — Gary Stix, Melinda Wenner and Frederik Joelving
Cooking

Cooking

Preparing foods with fire may have made us humans what we are

September 1, 2009 — Melinda Wenner

Origins: The Start of Everything

Where do rainbows come from? What about flying cars, love and LSD?

September 1, 2009 — Davide Castelvecchi, Graham P. Collins, Bruce Grierson, Mara Hvistendahl, Jonathon Keats, Michael Moyer, George Musser, Christie Nicholson, Ricki Rusting, Jessica Snyder Sachs, Christine Soares, Gary Stix, Kate Wong, Melinda Wenner and Philip Yam
Stories by Melinda Wenner

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.