April 18, 2013 The Sciences An animated activity from Science Buddies Science Buddies March 10, 2016 Mind & Brain A revealing science project from Science Buddies Science Buddies December 19, 2007 Biology Our intelligence has enabled us to conquer the world. The secret for the big brains, says biological anthropologist Richard Wrangham, is cooking, which made digestion easier and liberated more calories... Rachael Moeller Gorman April 27, 2012 Mind & Brain Charles Duhigg's new book The Power of Habit draws on neuroscience and psychology to explain how habits form, how to promote good habits and how to break bad ones Charles Duhigg September 1, 2017 Neuroscience The debate over whether men and women have meaningfully different brains could have profound implications for health and personal identity Lydia Denworth Scientific American Volume 317, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0917-38 Originally published as "Is There a Female Brain?" in Scientific American Volume 317, Issue 3 February 20, 2018 Behavior We like other people in part because they think the way we do—but we may also think alike as a result of being friends Daniel Barron August 25, 2011 Mind & Brain Let me start by saying that I’m admittedly an economics fan. So much so that I nearly threw away my science and writing training and ran off into the sunset for an economics PhD. Cassie Rodenberg September 1, 2009 Mind & Brain Letters to the editor about the April/May/June 2009 issue of Scientific American MIND The Editors September / October 2009 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0909-6 Originally published as "April/May/June 2009 Issue" in September / October 2009 August 25, 1906 Charles Stirrup February 27, 2009 The Sciences The mischievous mollusk that flooded a Santa Monica aquarium is not the first MENSA-worthy octopus Brendan Borrell February 9, 2016 Mind & Brain In case you didn't already know this, your brain on love is crazy Julia Shaw December 1, 2008 Mind & Brain We are used to thinking of humans as occupying the sole pinnacle of evolutionary intelligence. That's where we're wrong Paul Patton December 2008/January 2009 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1208-72 Originally published as "One World, Many Minds" in December 2008/January 2009 June 12, 2012 The Sciences The importance of letting regrets go Christopher Berger June 1, 2006 Mind & Brain Parents and teachers have many options to encourage children to think creatively Simone Welzien June/July 2006 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0606-80 Originally published as "Think Better: Outside the Sandbox" in June/July 2006 January 15, 2008 The Sciences Cetacean brains, such as those of dolphins (left) and humpback whales (right), have even more cortical convolutions and surface area than human brains do. Mind Matters September 9, 2010 Mind & Brain As children grow, brambles of short brain connections are gradually pruned down to longer, stronger neural pathways. Research has shown this trend to follow a fairly standard curve during normal development to adulthood, and scientists are now using this information to create predictive models of brain maturation... Katherine Harmon March 1, 2017 Neuroscience The quest to read emotions from brain scans Veronique Greenwood Scientific American Mind Volume 28, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0317-9a Originally published as "Is Your Happy the Same as My Happy?" in Scientific American Mind Volume 28, Issue 2 January 10, 2017 Neuroscience A study in mice reveals that alcohol activates brain cells linked to hunger Catherine Caruso December 19, 2016 Neuroscience New mothers showed evidence of neural remodeling up to two years after giving birth Catherine Caruso April 17, 2012 Health Here, you can read Scientific American 's articles about important new medical technologies just around the corner and in the more distant future, as mentioned in the May 2012 issue... Support Science Journalism
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