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      July 1, 2015Mind & Brain

      People Who Are Double-Jointed Are More Likely to Be Anxious

      An underlying collagen abnormality may heighten both flexibility and fight-or-flight response
      September 1, 2013Mind & Brain

      Sex Matters in Migraines

      Female migraineurs may need different treatments than male sufferers
      May 29, 2010Mind & Brain

      APS Day 3

      I am exhausted. Today was a very long conference filled day followed by a very long baseball game at Fenway Park. My labmate, who is a bit of a baseball freak, in a moment of sheer brilliance, bought us STANDING ROOM ONLY tickets for the game...
      September 11, 2014Mind & Brain

      9/11 Museum Helps Us Remember What We Can Never Forget

      The first exhibit of the National September 11 Memorial Museum is a multimedia display entitled, "We Remember". Sixteen speakers surround visitors with a barrage of voices as accompanying text is projected onto a world map: Someone barged in and said, "Oh my God...
      March 1, 2015Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 2

      Book Review: The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control

      Books and recommendations from Scientific American MIND
      January 31, 2012Health

      No seriously, I'm dead.

      I’ve said it before and I’ll probably say it again about other medical conditions but this is my favorite. Having a favourite condition sounds incredibly weird I know but its true.
      March 23, 2009Mind & Brain

      All about me: Ability to read one's own facial expressions may be sign of emotional health

      SAN FRANCISCO—We may all have a little bit of Narcissus in us. If the mythological figure were a modern-day pretty boy—say a Brad Pitt or a Matt Damon--a neuroscientist might interpret the infatuation with self not as a tragic flaw, but rather as a normal manifestation of the functioning of the superior temporal sulcus, the inferior frontal gyrus or some other brain structure lifted straight out of TV's Grey’s Anatomy ...
      April 20, 2010Mind & Brain

      Subliminal Cues Can Empty Wallets

      Feelings, especially unconscious ones, can affect financial decisions, so it's a good idea to monitor your moods
      July 30, 2007

      A Gene to Better Remember Traumatic Events

      Gene variant (found in 30 percent of Caucasian population and 12 percent of African-Americans) leads to more vivid recollections of emotionally powerful episodes—both good and bad
      November 1, 2016Neuroscience

      Weight-Loss Surgery Alters the Brain

      Changes in neural activity may help explain why gastric bypass is so effective
      September 1, 2014

      MIND Reviews: Suspicious Minds

      Books and recommendations from Scientific American MIND
      March 1, 2014

      MIND Reviews: My Age of Anxiety

      Books and recommendations from Scientific American MIND
      July 1, 2010Health

      Less Sleep Linked to Blues in Teens

      Earlier bedtimes set by parents protect against depression
      April 10, 2014The Sciences

      My Brain Made Me Pull the Trigger

      Neuroscience-based defenses are flooding the courtroom
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