January 1, 2014 Mind Antidepressants may work by providing a rosier lens through which to see the world Simon Makin Scientific American Mind Volume 25, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0114-14 Originally published as "A Unified Theory of Depression" in Scientific American Mind Volume 25, Issue 1 September 1, 1979 Mind 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 Mind 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 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 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 August 27, 2015 The Sciences The success of Einstein's mind-boggling theories has encouraged the notion that science and common sense are incompatible. December 23, 2014 Mind Have you ever smelled something so familiar that it felt like you were transported back through time into one of your earlier memories? Have freshly baked cookies, your grandmother's chili sauce, or a specific brand of sunscreen after a long winter actually affected the way you feel?... Amanda Baker October 30, 2017 Cognition Having parents present is crucial during an infant’s first weeks of development—but institutions that train physicians don’t always seem to care... Daniel Barron June 24, 2013 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 December 3, 2012 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 May 11, 2015 Mind A study of anti-Roma bias in Hungary seeks to identify the roots of subliminal bias Jeneen Interlandi September 28, 2018 Behavior & Society 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 By erasing memories associated with cocaine, researchers kill cravings in mice Nikhil Swaminathan September 12, 2011 Mind 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 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 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 Support Science Journalism
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