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Mind over Meal: Does Weight-Loss Surgery Rewire Gut–Brain Connections?
Neuroscience

Mind over Meal: Does Weight-Loss Surgery Rewire Gut–Brain Connections?

New evidence hints that bariatric surgery changes the dialogue between bowel and brain

By Bret Stetka
Deciphering the Language of Love
Behavior & Society

Deciphering the Language of Love

Attachment science is helping couples master communication and connection—and getting through conflict

By Sue Johnson
Listen between the Cries
Behavior & Society

Listen between the Cries

Researchers try to decipher the hidden messages in babies’ wailing

By Janosch Deeg
Schizophrenia's Unyielding Mysteries
Neuroscience

Schizophrenia's Unyielding Mysteries

Gene studies were supposed to reveal the disorder's roots. That didn't happen. Now scientists are broadening the search

By Michael Balter
Lonely but Never Alone
Behavior & Society

Lonely but Never Alone

Space travel: How does the brain react to the isolation encountered in outer space?

By Anna von Hopffgarten

Departments

  • Does Living in Crowded Places Drive People Crazy?

  • From the Editor

    Welcome to the New Scientific American MIND

  • Advances

    Your Brain Remembers Languages You Think You Forgot

  • News

    How Gut Bacteria Tell Their Hosts What to Eat

  • Cross-Cultural Evidence for the Genetics of Homosexuality

  • Don't Forget: You, Too, Can Acquire a Super Memory

  • This Is Your Brain on Poverty

  • The Genius of Pinheads: When Little Brains Rule​

  • Meditation's Calming Effects Pinpointed in the Brain

  • Opinion

    How to Prevent Suicide with an Opioid

  • How the Science of "Blue Lies" May Explain Trump's Support

  • Why Psychiatry Needs Neuroscience

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