Mirror neurons are providing stunning insights into everything from how we learn to walk to how we empathize with others
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
Freud returns? Like a bad dream.
Empirically supported therapies seek to bring the power of research-proven techniques to the therapist's office. So why are they controversial?
Parrots demonstrate impressive cognitive feats that rival the talents of chimps and dolphins
Better understanding of how alcohol alters brain chemistry reveals mechanisms for beating dependency
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A single mutation casts the death sentence of Huntington's disease. Researchers are pinning down how that mutation ruins neurons--knowledge that may suggest therapies
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