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      December 11, 2012Mind & Brain

      On TV, Ray Kurzweil Tells Me How to Build a Brain

      I recently interviewed author and inventor Ray Kurzweil about his new book, “How to Create A Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed.” The 58-minute segment aired on December 1, 2 and 3 on the C-SPAN2 program “After Words.” The book’s thesis is that it is essentially possible to reverse-engineer the human brain to create a computer mind that works like yours and mine...
      April 17, 2012Health

      The Future of 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...
      December 1, 2006Mind & Brain

      Letters to the Editors, December 2006

      November 5, 2019Behavior

      Why Negative Emotions Aren’t All Bad

      The science of emotions tells us that negative emotions such as fear, anger and sadness are actually healthy and useful
      June 5, 2012Mind & Brain

      Don't Look Now But You're Being Watched

      If you've ever felt like that crusty old oil portrait is watching you as you move about the room, you may not be totally off yer rocker. Researchers at Rutgers University have just published an intriguing optical illusion that shows despite our best efforts to understand the world around us, our brains insist on making assumptions that sometimes mess with our heads.....
      November 16, 2011

      SfN Neuroblogging: Modeling ideas of number

      For one of Tuesday's Neuroblogging posts, Sci is going to go WAY out of her comfort zone and dip a toe into the world of computational modeling. Specifically, the modeling of how children learn number...
      December 6, 1856The Sciences

      Quetions for Solution

      May 1, 2002Mind & Brain

      As Good as Old

      April 1, 2005Mind & Brain

      Neuroscience and the Law

      If scientists can prove that the brain determines the mind, lawyers could convince juries that defendants may not be responsible for their crimes
      January 1, 2020Animals

      “Birdbrain” Turns from Insult to Praise  

      Some avian species use tools and can recognize themselves in the mirror. How do tiny brains pull off such big feats?
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