April 10, 2014 The Sciences Neuroscience-based defenses are flooding the courtroom Gary Stix Scientific American Mind Volume 25, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0514-14b March 1, 2011 Health Looking at a picture of a loved one can dull physical pain Ferris Jabr March / April 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0311-9a July 12, 2007 Health Conscious memory manipulation could aid in designing both clinical treatments and new drug targets for patients suffering from phobias and post-traumatic stress Nikhil Swaminathan September 1, 2015 Mind & Brain People have believed in subliminal influences for hundreds of years—but the last few decades have taken a far more scientific look at these ideas Victoria Stern Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 5 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0915-16b Originally published as "The Fall and Rise of Subliminal Messaging" in Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 5 July 26, 2012 There's nothing in this world so sweet as love. And next to love the sweetest thing is hate.- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I stare hard into his hazel eyes. Christie Wilcox February 25, 2013 The era of Big Neuroscience has arrived.In late January, The Human Brain Project—an attempt to create a computer simulation of the brain at every scale from the nano nano to the macro biotic—announced that it had successfully arranged a billion Euro funding package for a 10-year run.And then on Feb... Gary Stix November 20, 2013 The emerging academic discipline of neuroethics has been driven, in part, by the recognition that introducing brain scans as legal evidence is fraught with peril. Most neuroscientists think that a brain scan is unable to provide an accurate representation of the state of mind of a defendant or determine whether his frontal lobes predispose to some wanton [...].. Gary Stix June 2, 2015 Behavior Research suggests that racism is not hard wired, offering hope on one of America’s enduring problems Mina Cikara and Jay Van Bavel December 18, 2012 Evolution December 21, according to much-hyped misreadings of the Mayan calendar, will mark the end of the world. It's not the first "end is nigh" proclamation—and it's unlikely to be the last. Daisy Yuhas December 12, 2008 Researchers at ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto, Japan, say they've developed new analysis technology that can reconstruct the images inside a person's brain and display them on a computer screen, according to Pink Tentacle , an English-language blog that covers news from Japan... Larry Greenemeier February 13, 2018 Behavior In a new book, an argument for giving children more of a sense of control over their lives Gareth Cook July 1, 2011 Mind & Brain Pregnancy and childbirth shape a woman's mental makeover Craig Howard Kinsley and Elizabeth Meyer July / August 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0711-24 Originally published as "Baby Power" in July / August 2011 July 1, 2010 Mind & Brain Although people change throughout their lives, most hold a steady view of who they are. How does this become unglued for some? Uwe Herwig July / August 2010 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0710-58 Originally published as "Me, Myself and I" in July / August 2010 March 1, 2016 Mind & Brain Achieving sexual climax requires a complex conspiracy of sensory and psychological signals—and the eventual silencing of critical brain areas Martin Portner Special Editions Volume 25, Issue 1s 10.1038/scientificamericansex0316-4 Originally published as "The Orgasmic Mind" in Special Editions Volume 25, Issue 1s October 1, 2008 Mind & Brain Colorful scans have lulled us into an oversimplified conception of the brain as a modular machine Michael Shermer October/November 2008 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1008-66 Originally published as "Why You Should Be Skeptical of Brain Scans" in October/November 2008 October 1, 2012 The Sciences Pregnancy and childbirth shape a woman's mental makeover Craig Howard Kinsley and Elizabeth Amory Meyer His Brain, Her Brain 10.1038/scientificamericanbrain0512-78 April 1, 2008 Mind & Brain Achieving sexual climax requires a complex conspiracy of sensory and psychological signals—and the eventual silencing of critical brain areas Martin Portner April/May 2008 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0408-66 Originally published as "The Orgasmic Mind" in April/May 2008 July 1, 2011 Mind & Brain Paul Li and Jeannine Stamatakis July / August 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0711-70 Originally published as "Ask the Brains" in July / August 2011 September 1, 2011 Mind & Brain Rats teach a neuroscientist lessons of love—or at least sex Kelly Lambert September / October 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0911-36 Originally published as "A Tale of Two Rodents" in September / October 2011 October 1, 2007 Mind & Brain Supplementary web-only content to the "Brain Stains" feature October/November 2007 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1007-46 Originally published as "Brain Stains" in October/November 2007 Support Science Journalism
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