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Hockey and Concussions

Researchers are asking hockey players to give up their brains to study the long-term impact of concussions. Christie Nicholson reports

December 8, 2009

John Rennie's 7 Answers to Climate Contrarian Nonsense

On the eve of the United Nations Global Warming Conference in Copenhagen and in the wake of the hacked climate researchers' e-mails, former Scientific American Editor in Chief John Rennie discusses his article "7 Answers to Climate Contrarian Nonsense," available at

December 3, 2009 — ستيف ميرسكي

Fear of Fear Itself

A recent study links fear of feeling anxious to depression. Christie Nicholson reports

December 1, 2009

Are Your Siblings Really Your Siblings?

This Thanksgiving how can we be certain we're sitting down with our genetically related family? Evolutionary psychology provides some food for thought. Christie Nicholson reports

November 24, 2009

Thanksgiving Dinner Could Stop Black Friday Shopping

A study in the Journal of Marketing Research finds that the traditional Thanksgiving meal may affect brain chemistry in such a way as to lessen the likelihood of impulse buying during Black Friday's store sales...

November 24, 2009

The Roots of Language

Recent research with chimps provides support for theories of how language evolved in humans. Christie Nicholson reports

November 17, 2009
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