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 October 1, 2007 Mind & Brain Traumatic therapies can have long-lasting effects on mental health Scott O. Lilienfeld and Kelly Lambert October/November 2007 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1007-46 February 1, 2006 Mind & Brain Nerve cells devoted to recognizing Halle Berry or Bill Clinton? Absurd. That's what most neuroscientists thought—until recently Katja Gaschler February/March 2006 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0206-76 April 6, 2021 Neuroscience A new wave of research seeks neurological signatures for a type of amnesia Joshua Kendall January 27, 2009 Mind & Brain In our legal system, judges and juries have to assign responsibility for crimes and decide on appropriate punishments. A new imaging study reveals which area of the brain plays a key role in these cognitive processes... Johannes Haushofer and Ernst Fehr August 2, 2011 Chemistry is at the brunt of it all, isn’t it? Addiction, the sinuous, stealthy disease is controlled by neurochemicals. Simple as that. You’re an addict or you’re not. Cassie Rodenberg December 1, 2005 Mind & Brain Long-term memories, particularly bad ones, could be dissolved if certain drugs are administered at just the right moment during recall R. Douglas Fields December 2005 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1205-28 February 14, 2012 Mind & Brain Love is maddening and inconvenient and exhilarating and wonderful. We often feel overwhelmed by it, heart pounding, “head over heels,” “crazy in love.” But how much is too much? Cassie Rodenberg August 20, 2012 Mind & Brain We often think of anorexia as a psychiatric problem, a problem of self esteem, a problem of disordered body image. And while it's probably a lot of these things, treatments based on body image improvement and self-esteem can only do so much... Scicurious October 19, 2012 A few random personal picks from the Society for Neuroscience's annual meeting in New Orleans, which ended Oct. 17: Inside Temple Grandin's HeadOliver Sacks, HBO and others have chronicled the life of autistic savant Temple Grandin... Gary Stix October 26, 2007 The Sciences Shaken rodent syndrome, You only live twice—or maybe 13 times—and more
JR Minkel and Nikhil Swaminathan April 1, 2012 Fitness Neural circuits responsible for conscious self-control are highly vulnerable to even mild stress. When they shut down, primal impulses go unchecked, and mental paralysis sets in Amy Arnsten, Carolyn M. Mazure and Rajita Sinha Scientific American Volume 306, Issue 4 10.1038/scientificamerican0412-48 Originally published as "This Is Your Brain in Meltdown" in Scientific American Volume 306, Issue 4 May 7, 2013 Mind & Brain Adrian Raine argues that we must fight crime with biology Gareth Cook April 4, 2018 Public Health A monkey study heightens concerns about widespread harm from the virus Dina Fine Maron May 30, 2012 Evolution Our sense of smell is often overlooked. After all, our 20 million smell receptors pale in comparison to the 220 million found in the noses of man's best friends. Christie Wilcox December 29, 2017 Neurology When physical agony persists without an evident cause, the culprit may be how the sufferer’s brain is wired Daniel Barron May 1, 2012 Mind & Brain The caustic imprint of a traumatic memory may fade or vanish with new drug and behavioral therapies Jerry Adler Scientific American Volume 306, Issue 5 10.1038/scientificamerican0512-56 July 14, 2011 [PART 2 OF 2 BLOGS ON SCHIZOPHRENIA. PART 1.]Before he got sick, my Uncle Glenn attended MIT and earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering. For a while, he made a living designing machine languages to, for example, recognize print and convert it to Braille... Ingrid Wickelgren January 1, 1998 Mind & Brain It is now known to cause developmental problems, weight gain and neurodegeneration Kristin Leutwyler January 1998 10.1038/scientificamerican0198-28 October 1, 2006 Mind & Brain Why do we get food cravings? Why do we yawn? Peter Pressman, Roger Clemens and Mark A. W. Andrews and Roger Clemens October/November 2006 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1006-82 Support Science Journalism
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