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Watching Memories Being Made

Scientists have developed a new understanding about how memories exist in the brain, and it could change how we diagnose and treat brain disease forever.

September 12, 2018

Sex, Drugs and Self-Control

It's not just about rebellion. Neuroscience is revealing adolescents' rich and nuanced relationship with risky behavior

August 17, 2018 — Kerri Smith and Nature magazine

When the Mind's Eye Is Blind

Some people find it impossible to imagine a friend’s face or their own apartment—a phenomenon named aphantasia. Scientists are beginning to tease out the brain features underlying the condition

August 1, 2018 — Anna Clemens

Why Do Facts Fail?

Why Do Facts Fail?

Deconstructing Denial