December 11, 2012 Mind & 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... Ingrid Wickelgren 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... December 1, 2006 Mind & Brain December 2006/January 2007 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1206-4 Originally published as "August/September 2006 Issue" in December 2006/January 2007 November 5, 2019 Behavior The science of emotions tells us that negative emotions such as fear, anger and sadness are actually healthy and useful Jade Wu Savvy Psychologist May 23, 2018 Cognition Signals long thought to be “noise” appear to represent a distinct form of brain activity Tanya Lewis October 27, 2015 Behavior A new questionnaire will allow research into a modern phenomenon June 9, 2017 Neuroscience Projects at the famed biologist’s lab include DNA data storage and resurrecting the woolly mammoth Sharon Begley and STAT February 2, 2018 Evolution The brain areas that control vocal learning in birds are strikingly similar to language regions in the human brain Adam Fishbein June 5, 2012 Mind & Brain 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..... Kalliopi Monoyios November 16, 2011 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... Scicurious August 8, 2016 Just because you're absolutely confident you remember something accurately doesn't mean it's true Julia Shaw April 4, 2018 Public Health A monkey study heightens concerns about widespread harm from the virus Dina Fine Maron November 24, 2010 Mind & Brain New research underlines the wisdom of being absorbed in what you do Jason Castro January 7, 2009 Mind & Brain Because studies show homosexual males navigate like women Jesse Bering October 27, 2014 This blog is the sixth in a series of guest posts on technology and the brain to celebrate Scientific American Mind’s 10-year anniversary. Kathleen Gates December 6, 1856 The Sciences Scientific American Volume 12, Issue 13 10.1038/scientificamerican12061856-102f May 1, 2002 Mind & Brain Alison McCook May 2002 10.1038/scientificamerican0502-32b April 1, 2005 Mind & Brain If scientists can prove that the brain determines the mind, lawyers could convince juries that defendants may not be responsible for their crimes Michael S. Gazzaniga and Megan S. Steven April 2005 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0405-42 January 1, 2020 Animals Some avian species use tools and can recognize themselves in the mirror. How do tiny brains pull off such big feats? Onur Güntürkün Scientific American Volume 322, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0120-48 Originally published as "The Surprising Power of the Avian Mind" in Scientific American Volume 322, Issue 1 November 1, 2016 Culture Letters about S cientific American Mind’s July/August 2016 issue Scientific American Mind Volume 27, Issue 6 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1116-4 Originally published as "Letters" in Scientific American Mind Volume 27, Issue 6 Support Science Journalism
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