January 1, 1998 Mind It is now known to cause developmental problems, weight gain and neurodegeneration Kristin Leutwyler January 1998 10.1038/scientificamerican0198-28 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 1, 2006 Mind One woman's journey through diagnosis and treatment shows how far we have come in using surgery to defuse seizures Christian Hoppe June/July 2006 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0606-62 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 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 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 June 24, 2013 Mind 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 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 January 1, 2004 Mind Chronic stress makes people sick. But how? And how might we prevent those ill effects? Hermann Englert January 2004 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0104-56 November 22, 2013 Mind San Diego—Would we have Poe’s Raven today if the tormented author had taken lithium to suppress his bipolar illness? Not likely, considering the high frequency of psychiatric illnesses among writers and artists, concluded psychiatrist Kay Jamison of Johns Hopkins Medical School speaking last week at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego... R. Douglas Fields October 19, 2012 Neuroscience Ask this question, and you will probably receive one of two responses: Yes. People choose to be gay. They are making an immoral choice, which government should discourage. Marcia Malory September 1, 2010 Mind Neuroscientists are discovering that some of the most cold-blooded killers aren't bad. They suffer from a brain abnormality that sets them adrift in an emotionless world Kent A. Kiehl and Joshua W. Buckholtz September / October 2010 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0910-22 Support Science Journalism
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