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      June 1, 2005Mind & Brain

      New View on Autism

      December 4, 2014Mind & Brain

      Can Fear Be Erased?

      Hormone and gene therapies for anxiety and PTSD could be on the way
      March 15, 2012Health

      Your Teen s Brain: Driving without the Brakes

      What was he thinking?The next time your teenager behaves inexplicably, remember: his brain is like a car without brakes. The more primitive parts of the brain are well developed, acting like a powerful accelerator encouraging teens to take risks, act on impulse and seek novel experiences...
      June 12, 2014

      What Does Mindfulness Meditation Do to Your Brain?

      As you read this, wiggle your toes. Feel the way they push against your shoes, and the weight of your feet on the floor. Really think about what your feet feel like right now - their heaviness...
      July 1, 2014Mind & Brain

      SSRIs May Help Us See the Glass Half Full

      Common antidepressants may also affect learning and digestion
      May 1, 2014Neuroscience

      Synesthesia Helps Explain Mysterious Spelunker's Illusion

      Why some people believe they can see their hands in total darkness
      April 6, 2018Neuroscience

      Brain Scan Might Reveal Appetite for Risk

      Volunteers willing to place riskier bets tended to sport larger amygdalas—a region associated with processing fear. Christopher Intagliata reports.
      Brain Scan Might Reveal Appetite for Risk
      January 1, 2017Cognition

      A New Twist on Treating Arachnophobia

      Researchers are focusing on a way to disrupt frightening memories of spiders
      February 1, 2008Mind & Brain

      Irritable? Take a Nap

      Sleep deprivation leads to heightened emotions
      August 16, 2011

      City Living and your Mental Health: Is city living driving you crazy?

      I recently moved to a big city from a series of smaller, suburban cities and towns. I love my new city dwelling, the opportunities that are available to see the arts, the large universities and hospitals which allow for scientific collaboration, the cool, fun bars, and of course, the fact that I can get Ethiopian food freakin' DELIVERED at 2am if I should so choose...
      February 1, 2008Mind & Brain

      The Character Code

      Researchers have found a gene that influences our ability to cope with stress and to bounce back from the misfortunes of life
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