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      January 1, 2014Mind

      New Theory of Antidepressants Could Help Predict Patients' Response

      Antidepressants may work by providing a rosier lens through which to see the world
      September 1, 1979Mind

      The Organization of the 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?...
      February 1, 2009Health

      Placebo Effect: A Cure in the Mind

      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
      September 1, 2013Mind

      Crows Show Off Their Social Skills

      New findings on crows' intelligence lend perspective on how social smarts evolve
      September 1, 2009Mind

      Smile! It Could Make You Happier

      Making an emotional face—or suppressing one—influences your feelings
      January 1, 1969Mind

      The Neurophysiology of Remembering

      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...
      December 23, 2014Mind

      It's Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas: The Neuroscience of Our Nostalgia

      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?...
      October 30, 2017Cognition

      The Neuroscience of Paid Parental Leave

      Having parents present is crucial during an infant’s first weeks of development—but institutions that train physicians don’t always seem to care...
      June 24, 2013

      Review of The Autistic 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...
      December 3, 2012

      Does Neuroscience need a Newton?

      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.
      March 14, 2007The Sciences

      How to Make—or Break—Memory

      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
      July 1, 2015Mind

      Why Do Cops Kill?

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