January 1, 2011 Mind & Brain The ways in which brains differ from one another show up in the ways their owners perceive the world Christof Koch January / February 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0111-16 Originally published as "Consciousness Redux: Think Different" in January / February 2011 October 27, 2008 Mind & Brain Scientists scan the brain in an attempt to explain the hows and whys of being afraid--very afraid Lou Dzierzak May 1, 2012 Mind & Brain Letters to the Editor about the January/February 2012 issue of Scientific American Mind Scientific American Mind Volume 23, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0512-4 Originally published as "Letters" in Scientific American Mind Volume 23, Issue 2 October 18, 2018 Cognition An unforgettable science activity from Science Buddies Science Buddies and Megan Arnett July 30, 2011 Biology In a new book, neuroscientist and author Mark Changizi explores how language and music separate us from our primate ancestors Mark Changizi February 1, 2009 Mind & Brain Letters to the editor about the October/November 2008 issue of Scientific American MIND February/March 2009 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0209-4 Originally published as "October/November 2008 Issue" in February/March 2009 December 8, 2011 The Sciences A colored-candy challenge from Science Buddies Science Buddies September 11, 2013 Mind & Brain 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... Princess Ojiaku May 26, 2015 For some cats, ordinary household sounds can trigger seizures. April 28, 2015 Mind & Brain Feline audiogenic reflex seizures, or FARS, was discovered after a few cat owners reported the issue to an advocacy group Dina Fine Maron May 7, 2017 Environment Human-produced noise doubles the background sound levels in 63 percent of protected areas, and raises it tenfold in 21 percent of such landscapes. Steve Mirsky December 1, 2005 Mind & Brain A few simple tricks can help children (and adults) improve their concentration powers Charmaine Liebertz December 2005 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1205-90 Originally published as "Think Better: Learning to Focus" in December 2005 May 31, 2012 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... Katherine Harmon July 1, 2011 Mind & Brain Sandra Upson July / August 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0711-1 Originally published as "From the Editor" in July / August 2011 February 22, 2011 Mind & Brain Push the pedal, and the brain is less able to rewire itself. Ease up and, perhaps, an old brain will turn young again Jason Castro December 19, 2007 Biology Our intelligence has enabled us to conquer the world. The secret for the big brains, says biological anthropologist Richard Wrangham, is cooking, which made digestion easier and liberated more calories... Rachael Moeller Gorman May 24, 2021 Policy A recent decision that makes it easier to sentence children to life without parole ignores what we know about the prefrontal cortex Daniel Weinberger | Opinion June 9, 2014 Mind & Brain A restaurant experiment indicates signs of rodent regret after consuming greasy grub Tanya Lewis and LiveScience August 8, 2016 Biology Some people—such as fetuses that absorb a dead twin—have two sets of DNA Rachael Rettner and LiveScience March 10, 2016 Mind & Brain A revealing science project from Science Buddies Science Buddies Support Science Journalism
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