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Why We Have Free Will

Neurons fire in your head before you become aware that you have made a decision. But this discovery does not mean you are a “biochemical puppet”

By Eddy Nahmias

Uncanny Sight in the Blind

Some people who are blind because of brain damage have "blindsight": an extraordinary ability to react to emotions on faces and even navigate around obstacles without knowing they can see anything...

By Beatrice de Gelder

The Best Diet for Your Brain

The field of nutritional psychiatry is taking off as scientists home in on the ingredients for good mental health and cognitive staying power

By Bret Stetka

Technologies for Hacking the Brain

Big science lights the way to an understanding of how the world's most complex machine gives rise to our thoughts and emotions

By Rafael Yuste and George M. Church

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