SA Mind Vol 32 Issue 3


Volume 32, Issue 3

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Detecting Alzheimer's Gets Easier with a Simple Blood Test

New assays could reduce the need for costlier, more invasive brain scans and spinal fluid measures

How the Brain Responds to Beauty

Scientists search for the neural basis of an enigmatic experience

How to Stop Doomscrolling News and Social Media

“Doomscroll Reminder Lady” Karen K. Ho explains how to step away from the screen

Evolution Could Explain Why Psychotherapy May Work for Depression

Persistent rumination may be an attribute that lets us think our way out of despair—a process enhanced through talk therapy

Humans Are Pretty Lousy Lie Detectors

Whenever we hear someone speak, we form an opinion about their believability. But our eyes and ears can lead us astray


From the Editor
A Digital Obsession
The Ups and Downs of an Impossible Staircase
Neandertalized 'Mini Brains' Yield Clues to Modern Human Uniqueness
Entitled People Are More Likely To Be Angry at Bad Luck
People Literally Don't Know When to Shut Up--or Keep Talking--Science Confirms
The Benefits of Being Yourself Online
The Famed Painting The Scream Holds a Hidden Message
Masks Can Be Detrimental to Babies' Speech and Language Development
Trans Girls Belong on Girls' Sports Teams
We Need to Rename ADHD