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Freud returns? Like a bad dream.

By J. Allan Hobson

Staying Sober

Better understanding of how alcohol alters brain chemistry reveals mechanisms for beating dependency

By Andreas Heinz

Neurotic about Neurons

Freud's theories sprang directly from neuroscience, until he began interrogating sexually frustrated women

By Steve Ayan

Freud Returns

Neuroscientists are finding that their biological descriptions of the brain may fit together best when integrated by psychological theories that Freud sketched a century ago

By Mark Solms

Electric Thoughts?

The latest computer designs draw inspiration from human neural networks. But will machines ever really think?

By Yvonne Raley

Bird Brains? Hardly

Parrots demonstrate impressive cognitive feats that rival the talents of chimps and dolphins

By Christine Scholtyssek

A Revealing Reflection

Mirror neurons are providing stunning insights into everything from how we learn to walk to how we empathize with others

By David Dobbs


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