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      February 1, 1989The Sciences

      Computer Recreations, February 1989

      A tour of the Mandelbrot set aboard the Mandelbus
      July 1, 2012Mind & Brain

      Microbes Manipulate Your Mind

      Bacteria in your gut may be influencing your thoughts and moods
      August 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      Where Mind and Body Meet

      Conscious physical sensation and conscious emotional awareness come together in the right frontal insula
      January 1, 2019Neuroscience

      Does Weight-Loss Surgery Rewire Gut–Brain Connections?  

      Bariatric procedures are revealing new insights into the dialogue between bowel and brain
      February 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      Sex and the Secret Nerve

      Could a little-known cranial nerve be the route by which human pheromones turn us on?
      January 1, 2012The Sciences

      Bees Appear to Experience Moods

      Provocative experiments suggest that insects have something resembling emotions
      January 1, 2012Mind & Brain

      Scientists Manipulate and Erase Memories

      Drugs and other therapies may soon be able to alter or even delete recollections selectively
      October 1, 2012The Sciences

      Different Shades of Blue

      Women get sad. Men get mad. Depression comes in many hues
      November 1, 2014Cognition

      Neuroscience Reveals the Secrets of Meditation’s Benefits

      Contemplative practices that extend back thousands of years show a multitude of benefits for both body and mind
      November 1, 2018Public Health

      How Economic Inequality Inflicts Real Biological Harm

      The growing gulf between rich and poor inflicts biological damage on bodies and brains
      March 13, 2015Mind & Brain

      Hype of “Feel-Good Gene” Makes Me Feel Bad

      In 1990 The New York Times published a front-page article by Lawrence Altman, a reporter with a medical degree, announcing that scientists had discovered “a link between alcoholism and a specific gene.” That was merely one in a string of reports in which the Times and other major media hyped what turned out to be [...]..
      October 19, 2012

      Bora's Picks (October 19th, 2012)

       Prospecting for Quasicrystals by Nadia Drake: The rock came in a box labeled “khatyrkite.” It didn’t look like much, just a chunk less than a centimeter long with a whitish rind and studded with several dark metals...
      May 1, 2010Mind & Brain

      Different Shades of Blue

      Women get sad. Men get mad. Depression comes in many hues
      December 20, 2011Evolution

      Master Manipulators of the Micro-World

      Parasites are perhaps the greatest master manipulators out there in nature. Even though they are tiny, their numbers are mighty and they have a huge impact on individuals and even entire ecosystems...
      October 25, 2011Mind & Brain

      Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: From Perspective-Taking to Empathy

      Last week, I wrote about the importance of perspective-taking. This week, I'd like to continue with one of its close relatives, a state that would indeed be largely impossible without its existence: empathy.Empathy, a concept originally introduced as Einfühlung by Theodore Lipps, is a state that allows us to share in the experiences and mental states of others...
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