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      November 1, 1925The Sciences

      Science and Money, November 1925

      Mechanical Refrigeration a New Industry That May Affect Security Values
      March 1, 1982The Sciences

      Books, March 1982

      The banality of I.Q., the domestication of animals and a definition of physics
      May 1, 2015Cognition

      Think of Consciousness as Art Created by the Brain

      Our subjective experience of the world may be better explained as art than as illusion
      May 1, 2014Neuroscience

      How Doctors Peer into the Minds of Vegetative Patients

      Communicating with patients who appear to lack consciousness is becoming a reality
      February 4, 2009The Sciences

      The Naked Singularity Meets Social Media

      Scientific American Editor in Chief John Rennie talks about the content of the February issue, including naked singularities and the greenhouse hamburger. N.Y.U. journalism professor Jay Rosen discusses social media...
      November 6, 2012Evolution

      What's So Special about Mirror Neurons?

      In the early 1990s, a team of neuroscientists at the University of Parma made a surprising discovery: Certain groups of neurons in the brains of macaque monkeys fired not only when a monkey performed an action – grabbing an apple out of a box, for instance – but also when the monkey watched someone else performing that action; and even when the monkey heard someone performing the action in another room.In short, even though these “mirror neurons” were part of the brain's motor system, they seemed to be correlated not with specific movements, but with specific goals.Over the next few decades, this “action understanding” theory of mirror neurons blossomed into a wide range of promising speculations...
      May 6, 1899The Sciences

      Sanitary Painting

      December 17, 1892The Sciences

      Optical Projection

      August 31, 1867The Sciences

      Editorial Correspondence

      January 1, 2014Biology

      Adults Can Have ADHD, Too

      Newly recognized, adult ADHD threatens the success and well-being of 4 percent of adults. A combination of treatments can help the afflicted lead a more productive life
      November 7, 1914The Sciences

      Letters from the Firing Line- Tricks of Warfare - November 7, 1914

      By Aide de Camp Xavier Sager, Special Correspondent of the Scientific American at the Front
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