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      December 1, 2005Health

      Watching the Brain at Work

      Innovations in imaging let scientists ascertain what's going on in your head
      April 1, 2009Culture

      MIND Reviews: Out of Our Heads, by Alva Noë

      Recommendations from Scientific American MIND
      September 1, 2015Mind & Brain

      What Your Pet Reveals about You

      Is there a typical cat person or snake owner? The jury is still out
      July 1, 2017Cognition

      Why the “You” in an Afterlife Wouldn't Really Be You

      Memories, points of view and the self
      May 1, 2013Mind & Brain

      Getting to Know Your Inner Charlatan

      Managing editor Sandra Upson introduces the May/June 2013 issue of Scientific American MIND
      June 2, 2009

      Does who scores the first goal determine who wins a hockey game?

      When Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin hit a snap shot past Detroit Red Wings goalie, Chris Osgood, just under 17 minutes into Game Two of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, Pittsburgh fans probably grew optimistic...
      September 9, 1911The Sciences

      New Books, Etc.- September 9, 1911

      September 1, 2011Mind & Brain

      Stress Less

      March 1, 2013Mental Health

      Mindfulness Can Improve Your Attention and Health

      A focus on the present, dubbed “mindfulness,” can make you happier and healthier. Training to deepen your immersion in the moment works by improving attention
      January 1, 2014Mind & Brain

      MIND Reviews: How Dogs Love Us

      Books and recommendations from Scientific American MIND
      July 1, 2021Behavior

      The Quiet after the Storm

      After a year of living cautiously and more isolated, here’s how to resume public routines
      August 1, 2015The Sciences

      Book Review: Genius at Play

      Recommendations from Scientific American
      How to Hunt for Gravitational Waves [Slide Show]


      Gravitational waves are thought to cause incredibly small but detectable distortions in the positions of objects in the spacetime through which they pass. LIGO's design takes advantage of this fact: Its two L-shaped detectors have three mirrors, one at the end of each leg and one at the point where the legs meet...
      May 8, 2013The Sciences

      What Is Aggression, Anyway?

      The Dog Trainer: Quick and Dirty Tips for Teaching and Caring for Your Pet
      January 1, 2012Mind & Brain

      Forgetting is Key to a Healthy Mind

      Letting go of memories supports a sound state of mind, a sharp intellect--and superior recall
      January 1, 2011Mind & Brain


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