Mental exercises with neurofeedback may ease symptoms of attention-deficit disorder, epilepsy and depression--and even boost cognition in healthy brains
What happens in the brain to create a sense of peace during meditation? And could drugs tap those mechanisms without us focusing inward for hours?
How does the brain create images in our minds?
Nerve cells devoted to recognizing Halle Berry or Bill Clinton? Absurd. That's what most neuroscientists thought—until recently
On the way to learning that one thing can represent another, young children often conflate the real item and its symbol. These errors show how difficult it is to start thinking symbolically
Science offers a clear and surprising answer to a controversial question
Animal lovers insist their fellow creatures experience joy, sympathy, fear and grief, but scientifically, it is hard to say
Psychologists on the battlefield are helping soldiers stay mentally fit during long and frightful tours of duty
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