January 1, 2012 Mind & Brain Letting go of memories supports a sound state of mind, a sharp intellect--and superior recall Ingrid Wickelgren January/February 2012 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0112-32 Originally published as "Trying to Forget" in January/February 2012 March 1, 2010 Mind & Brain How masters of "supersuasion" can change your mind Kevin Dutton March / April 2010 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0310-24 November 1, 2010 Mind & Brain A little-known dementia that destroys social sensibilities and emotions reveals the neural roots of personality Ingfei Chen November / December 2010 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1110-30 Originally published as "When Character Crumbles" in November / December 2010 July 1, 2011 Health A stressful life may fuel Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease Brian Mossop July / August 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0711-60 July 26, 2013 Evolution Philosopher Patricia Churchland looks at aggressive impulses and sex through the lens of neuroscience and evolutionary theory Patricia S. Churchland December 28, 2012 Mind & Brain Kevin Dutton is a psychologist at the University of Oxford. He talks about his latest book, The W isdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us about Success... Steve Mirsky November 17, 2011 Evolution New research confirms that social complexity enriches cognitive growth. Could having more Facebook friends actually make you smarter?Let's face it, as a species we're obsessed with ourselves... Eric Michael Johnson October 25, 2011 Mind & Brain 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... Maria Konnikova September 9, 2013 Beautiful Minds Education needs more radioactive spiders. Stay with me. Remember Peter Parker? His childhood wasn’t easy. Both of his parents– Richard and Mary– were killed on a mission as double agents... Scott Barry Kaufman June 29, 2009 Mind & Brain Evolutionary theorists question whether there's an adaptive purpose to dreaming Jesse Bering May 2, 2008 The Sciences City of coughing angels; Absinthe doesn't really make the art grow fonder; Giant squid dissected and more... David Biello, JR Minkel and Nikhil Swaminathan September 24, 2020 Biology The avian cortex had been hiding in plain sight all along. Humans were just too birdbrained to see it Bret Stetka September 28, 2010 Mind & Brain Birth control pills appear to remodel brain structure Craig H. Kinsley and Elizabeth A. Meyer April 27, 2010 Mind & Brain Sooner than you think -- and the race has lately caused a 'catfight' Terry Sejnowski January 24, 2012 Mind & Brain Author Susan Cain explains the fallacy of "groupwork," and points to research showing that it can reduce creativity and productivity Gareth Cook December 18, 2012 Mind & Brain What brain scans of rap artists reveal about creativity—and what they do not Arne Dietrich September 6, 2011 Cognition Recollections of the circumstances of how we first heard of the 2001 terrorist attacks may feel extraordinarily vivid and true, but they are flawed Ingfei Chen July 27, 2013 Mind & Brain Philosopher Patricia Churchland looks at aggressive impulses and sex through the lens of neuroscience and evolutionary theory Patricia S. Churchland April 1, 2002 Mind & Brain The brain and the immune system continuously signal each other, often along the same pathways, which may explain how state of mind influences health Esther M. Sternberg and Philip W. Gold The Hidden Mind 10.1038/scientificamerican0402-82sp January 4, 2018 Mental Health Curbs on studies have limited understanding of marijuana’s therapeutic mechanisms, but political pressure and a shift in research could soon shed light Alfonso Serrano Support Science Journalism
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