January 24, 2012 Mind Author Susan Cain explains the fallacy of "groupwork," and points to research showing that it can reduce creativity and productivity Gareth Cook September 28, 2010 Mind Birth control pills appear to remodel brain structure Craig H. Kinsley and Elizabeth A. Meyer 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 February 1, 2016 Mind An understanding of formative periods of intense learning during childhood suggests strategies for correcting neurological and psychiatric disorders later in life Takao K. Hensch Scientific American Volume 314, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamerican0216-64 Originally published as "The Power of the Infant Brain" in Scientific American Volume 314, Issue 2 November 3, 2017 Medicine MDMA-assisted psychotherapy readies for phase III trials, a last step before possible prescription use in PTSD patients Alfonso Serrano November 11, 2002 The Sciences August 2, 2011 Mind Provocative experiments suggest that the insects have something like an emotional life Jason Castro August 27, 2019 Neuroscience The growing science of memory manipulation raises social and ethical questions Robert Martone May 20, 2016 Mental Health Recent studies shed light on the link between urban living and psychosis Diana Kwon February 17, 2011 My wife and I keep pet rabbits. Observe their cuteness: We feed Jackson (he's the black one) and Dutchess (she's the big one) once each morning and once each night, and usually give them a few treats in between... Michael Lisieski April 1, 2002 Mind 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 February 1, 2012 Health Football players diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease may suffer from the effect of repeated blows to the head, controversial new research says Jeffrey Bartholet February 2012 March 14, 2018 Neuroscience Researchers are painting intricate pictures of individual memories and learning how the brain works in the process Helen Shen and Nature magazine May 1, 2013 Mind Ketamine, an anesthetic and illicit party drug, is emerging as a fast-acting antidepressant Simone Grimm and Milan Scheidegger Scientific American Mind Volume 24, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0513-67 Originally published as "A Trip Out of Depression" in Scientific American Mind Volume 24, Issue 2 March 27, 2013 My previous post suggested that two big, ambitious brain-mapping initiatives in Europe and the U.S. might be premature, given that scientists know so little about how physiological processes in the brain generate perceptions, memories, emotions, decisions and other components of the mind... John Horgan June 9, 2014 Mind Quick Quiz: Which of the following are signs of introversion? Highly sensitive Deep Thinker Reflective Introspective Intelligent Negative emotions Socially Anxious Defensive Vulnerable Always prefers solitude over social interaction Answer: Not a single one... Scott Barry Kaufman July 1, 2012 Mind Do animals other than humans have a sense of humor? Maybe so Jesse Bering Scientific American Volume 307, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0712-74 Originally published as "The Rat that Laughed" in Scientific American Volume 307, Issue 1 September 1, 2015 Mind People have an innate interest in other species, but we like having pets for a variety of social reasons Daisy Yuhas Special Editions Volume 24, Issue 3s 10.1038/scientificamericanpets0915-4 Originally published as "Pets: Why Do We Have Them?" in Special Editions Volume 24, Issue 3s June 1, 2008 Mind How to get relief from the insatiable need to scratch Uwe Gieler and Bertram Walter June/July 2008 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0608-52 Originally published as "Scratch This" in June/July 2008 April 1, 2005 Mind Researchers are starting to pin down what déjà vu is and why it arises. But have you read this already? Maybe you just can't remember Uwe Wolfradt April 2005 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0405-32 Support Science Journalism
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