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Australian Bird Dips Its Dinner

A chance observation led researchers to add the Australian Magpie to the short list of birds that dunk their food in water before eating.  

September 29, 2017 — Jason G. Goldman

How Accurate Are Memories of 9/11?

Recollections of the circumstances of how we first heard of the 2001 terrorist attacks may feel extraordinarily vivid and true, but they are flawed

September 11, 2017 — Ingfei Chen

Is There a "Female" Brain?

The debate over whether men and women have meaningfully different brains could have profound implications for health and personal identity

September 7, 2017 — Lydia Denworth

In Baby Mode

The birth of a first child alters parents’ lives suddenly and forever: sleepless nights, afternoons in pajamas and hardly a moment’s respite. Parents are able to make this transition because of changes that take place in the brain

August 17, 2017 — Anna von Hopffgarten