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      May 1, 2016Behavior

      Unstructured Play Is Critical to Child Development

      Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development. It makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed
      January 1, 2013Mind & Brain

      Wisdom from Psychopaths?

      A scientist enters a high-security psychiatric hospital to extract tips and advice from a crowd without a conscience
      December 1, 2006Mind & Brain

      Juicing the Brain

      Research to limit mental fatigue among soldiers may foster controversial ways to enhance any person's brain
      February 1, 2009Mind & Brain

      The Serious Need for Play

      Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development. It makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed
      April 1, 2009Behavior

      How Room Designs Affect Your Work and Mood

      Brain research can help us craft spaces that relax, inspire, awaken, comfort and heal
      July 1, 2019Neuroscience

      How the Mind Emerges from the Brain’s Complex Networks  

      The new discipline of network neuroscience yields a picture of how mental activity arises from carefully orchestrated interactions among different brain areas
      July 1, 2018Behavior

      How to Overcome Antiscientific Thinking

      Convincing people who doubt the validity of climate change and evolution to change their beliefs requires overcoming a set of ingrained cognitive biases
      March 1, 1988The Sciences

      Computer Recreations, March 1988

      A home computer laboratory in which balls become gases, liquids and critical masses
      May 1, 2017Behavior

      Laughing Matters—and Helps to Explain How Babies Bond

      An infant’s laughter can reveal not only how babies think but also the serious reasons for this expression of joy 
      July 1, 2009Mind & Brain

      Why Music Moves Us

      New research explains music's power over human emotions and its benefits to our mental and physical well-being
      September 1, 2011Mind & Brain

      Splintered by Stress: The Good and Bad of Psychological Pressure

      Psychological pressure can make you more attentive, improving your memory and ability to learn. But too much stress can have the opposite effect
      July 1, 2010Mind & Brain

      When Passion Is the Enemy

      People with borderline personality disorder endure emotional extremes that can rip apart their lives
      October 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      Searching for God in the Brain

      Researchers are unearthing the roots of religious feeling in the neural commotion that accompanies the spiritual epiphanies of nuns, Buddhists and other people of faith
      March 1, 2018Neuroscience

      Brain Scans May Predict Optimal Mental Health Treatments

      Imaging technologies could find the best treatments for depression and addiction—and could even reshape education
      July 1, 2013Behavior

      Enhance Your Resilience

      Scientists have compiled evidence-based tactics for building resilience. Among them: rethink adversity, forge close friendships and tackle novel challenges
      October 1, 2008Mind & Brain

      Your iBrain: How Technology Changes the Way We Think

      How the technologies that have become part of our daily lives are changing the way we think
      February 1, 2015Mental Health

      An Electrode in the Brain Turns Off Depression

      Electrical stimulation deep within the brain may alleviate devastating mood disorders
      June 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      Kids on Meds -- Trouble Ahead

      Antidepressants, designed for adults, may be altering the brains of kids who take them
      January 1, 2014Mind & Brain

      The Serious Need for Play

      Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development. It makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed
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