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Stories by Melinda Wenner

The Serious Need for Play

Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development. It makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed

January 28, 2009 — Melinda Wenner

MIND Reviews: Lie to Me

Reviews and recommendations from the February/March 2009 issue of Scientific American MIND

January 27, 2009 — Nicole Branan, Corey Binns, Melinda Wenner and Stuart Fox

MIND Reviews: Obsession: A History

Reviews and recommendations from the December 2008/January 2009 issue of Scientific American MIND

December 26, 2008 — Nicole Branan, Melinda Wenner, Rachel Mahan and David Dobbs

Food Fix

Overeating may be a self-medication attempt by dopamine-deprived brains

December 1, 2008 — Melinda Wenner

MIND Reviews: Books, Movies & More

Reviews and recommendations from the October/November 2008 issue of Scientific American MIND

October 31, 2008 — Melinda Wenner, Hal Arkowitz and Jascha Hoffman
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