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      June 1, 2005Mind

      Head Attack

      You're late, the traffic is a nightmare and you're yelling at the kids to stop fighting in the back. Is your mental stress putting you at greater risk for a heart attack?
      February 1, 2016Mind

      Critical Ingredients for Brain Development

      An understanding of formative periods of intense learning during childhood suggests strategies for correcting neurological and psychiatric disorders later in life
      May 1, 2015Behavior & Society

      Why Do We Have Pets?

      People have an innate interest in other species, but we like having pets for a variety of social reasons
      June 9, 2014Mind

      Will the Real Introverts Please Stand Up?

      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...
      May 1, 2013Mind

      Is Ketamine the Next Big Depression Drug?

      Ketamine, an anesthetic and illicit party drug, is emerging as a fast-acting antidepressant
      September 10, 2012Health

      Hey, Andrew Sullivan, Stop Calling My Penis "Mutilated"

       Andrew Sullivan, gay political pundit and blogger at The Daily Beast , lobbed some rather nasty insinuations my way last Wednesday. He was flabbergasted that any fellow gay man could possibly think that infant male circumcision is justifiable...
      October 9, 2017Mental Health

      Unmasking Anxiety in Autism

      Anxiety can assume unusual forms—turning uncertainty, or even a striped couch, into a constant worry
      October 20, 2015The Sciences

      Can Female Mice Improve Autism Research?

      Researchers angling for government funds must now include both sexes in their animal studies—or explain why they don’t
      December 1, 2006Mind

      Mind Reads

      Reviews and recommendations from the December 2006/January 2007 issue of Scientific American MIND
      September 1, 2017Behavior & Society

      Post-Truth: The Dark Side of the Brain

      A growing number of politicians are talking nonsense with impunity. False information is proliferating. What’s worse, the human brain loves it
      July 1, 2011Mind

      Thinking by Design

      The science of everyday beauty reveals what people really like--and why
      March 1, 1988The Sciences

      Computer Recreations, March 1988

      A home computer laboratory in which balls become gases, liquids and critical masses
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