November 1, 2009 Mind & Brain The damaging theatrics of drama queens may spring from defects etched in the brain. Yet you can limit the havoc they wreak on your life Ophelia Austin-Small November / December 2009 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1109-18 Originally published as "Perspectives: Dangerous Liaisons" in November / December 2009 March 1, 2012 Mind & Brain Our sense of smell sways our memories and thoughts Maria Konnikova Scientific American Mind Volume 23, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0312-58 September 1, 1979 Mind & Brain The brain and spinal cord of mammals, including man, consist of some billions of neurons, and a single neuron may connect with thousands of others. How is this enormous three-dimensional network organized?... Michael Feirtag and Walle J. H. Nauta Scientific American Volume 241, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0979-88 February 1, 2009 Health Belief is powerful medicine, even if the treatment itself is a sham. New research shows placebos can also benefit patients who do not have faith in them Maj-Britt Niemi February/March 2009 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0209-42 Originally published as "Cure in the Mind" in February/March 2009 September 1, 2013 Evolution New findings on crows' intelligence lend perspective on how social smarts evolve Harvey Black Scientific American Mind Volume 24, Issue 4 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0913-12 Originally published as "Social Skills to Crow About" in Scientific American Mind Volume 24, Issue 4 September 1, 2009 Mind & Brain Making an emotional face—or suppressing one—influences your feelings Melinda Wenner September / October 2009 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0909-14 January 26, 2016 Neuroscience A new study bolsters evidence that brain structure and mood disorders are genetically passed from mother to daughter Jordana Cepelewicz January 1, 1969 Mind & Brain Experiments with monkeys have identified the brain areas involved in the recall of various learned tasks. Memory may take the form of interference patterns that resemble laser-produced holograms... Karl H. Pribram Scientific American Volume 220, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0169-73 December 3, 2012 Mind & Brain This past weekend, I read an interesting piece in the New Yorker. It's another one of the current rash of pieces that are warning us (rightly!) to beware of neuro-hype. Scicurious June 24, 2013 Mind & Brain To many, Temple Grandin is the public face of autism. A professor of animal science at Colorado State University, Grandin's story has significantly increased autism awareness around the world, and has increased society's appreciation of the unique and positive characteristics of the autistic mind... Scott Barry Kaufman May 11, 2015 Mind & Brain A study of anti-Roma bias in Hungary seeks to identify the roots of subliminal bias Jeneen Interlandi September 28, 2018 It's not just rewarding to the brain by itself; it also enhances and prolongs the pleasure we get from other activities Nora D. Volkow August 12, 2008 Mind & Brain By erasing memories associated with cocaine, researchers kill cravings in mice Nikhil Swaminathan September 12, 2011 Mind & Brain Seeing your life pass before you and the light at the end of the tunnel, can be explained by new research on abnormal functioning of dopamine and oxygen flow Charles Q. Choi December 22, 2011 Mind & Brain New research shows that the antidepressant reduces fear in adult mice by increasing brain plasticity Ferris Jabr March 14, 2007 The Sciences Study shows memories formed by the same gene-silencing tool used in embryonic development; a finding could set the stage for new therapies for schizophrenia Nikhil Swaminathan July 1, 2015 Mind & Brain Michael Shermer Scientific American Volume 313, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0715-77 Originally published as "Outrageous" in Scientific American Volume 313, Issue 1 March 21, 2019 Medicine Propofol reduces the intensity of traumatic memories Paul Raeburn June 29, 2020 Cognition Your sense of smell may be a better memory trigger than your sense of sight. Here's why a whiff of apple pie may instantly transport you home in your mind Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt August 27, 2015 The Sciences The success of Einstein's mind-boggling theories has encouraged the notion that science and common sense are incompatible. Support Science Journalism
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