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      November 1, 1991Mind

      Amyloid Protein and Alzheimer's Disease

      When this protein fragment accumulates excessively in the brain, Alzheimer's disease may be the result. Understanding how that fragment forms could be the key to a treatment
      February 1, 2015Evolution

      Secrets of Neandertal Cognition Revealed

      Analyses of anatomy, DNA and cultural remains have yielded tantalizing insights into the inner lives of our mysterious extinct cousins
      November 1, 2015Behavior & Society

      Why Cops Lose Control

      What research shows about police violence and how to prevent it
      September 1, 1992Mind

      Major Disorders of Mind and Brain

      Schizophrenia and manic-depressive illness are shaped by heredity and marked by structural and biochemical changes In the brain. The predisposing genes remain unknown
      June 1, 1964Mind

      Chemical Stimulation of the Brain

      When certain substances are injected into localized regions in the brain of an experimental animal, they specifically release drives such as hunger and thirst
      October 1, 2016Cognition

      Reading Neandertal Minds

      Analyses of anatomy, DNA and cultural remains have yielded tantalizing insights into the inner lives of our mysterious extinct cousins
      October 1, 2018Evolution

      The Inner Life of Cats

      If you have ever wondered why your cat behaves the way it does, wonder no more
      January 15, 2019Wellness

      Proper Breathing Brings Better Health

      Stress reduction, insomnia prevention, emotion control, improved attention—certain breathing techniques can make life better. But where do you start?
      April 1, 2007The Sciences

      Seeking the Connections: Alcoholism and Our Genes

      Identifying genetic influences on vulnerability to alcohol addiction can lead to more targeted treatments and help those at risk to make informed choices about their own lives
      May 1, 2010Neuroscience

      Uncanny Sight in the Blind

      Some people who are blind because of brain damage have "blindsight": an extraordinary ability to react to emotions on faces and even navigate around obstacles without knowing they can see anything...
      July 11, 2018Behavior & Society

      The Art of Lying

      Lying has gotten a bad rap. In fact, it is among the most sophisticated accomplishments of the human mind. But how can one tell if a person is fibbing?
      November 4, 2015Mind

      The Big Baby Experiment

      A London lab is deploying every technology it can use to understand infant brains, and what happens when development goes awry
      March 1, 1991Health

      Rx for Addiction

      Probing the mysteries of drug addiction is revealing basic knowledge about Jhe brain and may yield a new generation of pharmaceuticals.
      September 1, 1992Mind

      Sex Differences in the Brain

      Cognitive variations between the sexes reflect differing hormonal influences on brain development. Understanding these differences and their causes can yield insights into brain organization...
      January 1, 1985Mind

      Alzheimer's Disease

      It brings dementia and slow death to more than 100,000 Americans a year. No one knows its cause or how to stay its inexorable course. Investigators are focusing on six conceptual models of the disease...
      March 1, 2011Mind

      The Neuroscience of True Grit

      When tragedy strikes, most of us ultimately rebound surprisingly well. Where does such resilience come from?
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