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      January 1, 2011Mind & Brain

      Think Different: How Perception Reveals Brain Differences

      The ways in which brains differ from one another show up in the ways their owners perceive the world
      May 1, 2012Mind & Brain

      Readers Respond to "The Google Effect"--and More

      Letters to the Editor about the January/February 2012 issue of Scientific American Mind
      July 30, 2011Biology

      Do Language and Music Mimic Nature?

      In a new book, neuroscientist and author Mark Changizi explores how language and music separate us from our primate ancestors
      February 1, 2009Mind & Brain

      Readers Respond on Talking about Terrorism--And More...

      Letters to the editor about the October/November 2008 issue of Scientific American MIND
      September 11, 2013Mind & Brain

      Tonight is the premiere of PBS’ Brains on Trial

      If you are interested in the intersection of neuroscience and the law, tune into your local PBS station tonight at 10 pm (Eastern time, check local listings) to see the first episode in a new two-part series, Brains on Trial...
      April 28, 2015Mind & Brain

      Old Cats Can Get Seizures from Sound

      Feline audiogenic reflex seizures, or FARS, was discovered after a few cat owners reported the issue to an advocacy group
       
      May 7, 2017Environment

      Wilderness Areas Suffer from Human Sound

      Human-produced noise doubles the background sound levels in 63 percent of protected areas, and raises it tenfold in 21 percent of such landscapes. 
      Wilderness Areas Suffer from Human Sound
      July 1, 2011Mind & Brain

      The Parent Brain

      December 1, 2005Mind & Brain

      Learning to Focus

      A few simple tricks can help children (and adults) improve their concentration powers
      May 31, 2012Evolution

      Brains' Social Network Formula Dates Back Hundreds of Millions of Years

      Newts aren't doing a lot of Facebook friending, and last time I checked, the cormorant had not updated its relationship status. But a new neural analysis suggests that our social networking tendencies most likely have their neural roots in some of our early vertebrate ancestors...
      May 11, 2016Evolution

      Is Zika How Humanity Ends?

      Probably not, but pathogens that damage brains may earn a special place in cosmic hell
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