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      January 16, 2015Cross-Check

      What Is “Ironic Science”?

      I was scanning my Twitter feed recently, pretending to look for “news” while really searching, as usual, for items that praise, condemn or merely allude to me—I mean, let’s face it, all of us social-media addicts are narcissists–when the bells in my amygdala started clanging...
      September 3, 2009Mind

      Can fearful memories be erased?

      In the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind , Joel and Clementine's relationship ends so sourly that the couple elects to have their mutual memories swept away via a non-surgical procedure called "targeted memory erasure." No such tool actually exists...
      April 1, 2007

      Addicted to Food?

      What drives people, against their better judgment, to eat more food than they need? Scientists look to the brain for answers
      June 26, 2012Mind

      How the Brain Views Race

      Research on the link between implicit race preference and brain activity could be used to prevent unintended consequences of race bias
      August 17, 2011Mind

      How the Brain Remembers 9/11

      When the first plane hit, I was literally shaken out of the shower. What was that? I remember the precise look on my roommate's face when I walked into the living room of the tiny tenement-style apartment we shared on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, about a mile from the World Trade Center: a mix of bewilderment, disbelief, and only a touch of the sarcastic smirk he typically wore...
      November 1, 2009Mind

      Why the #! Do We Swear?

      Expletives may not only be an expression of agony but also a means to alleviate it
      November 1, 2011Mind

      City Living Can Heighten Social Stress

      Urban dwellers are more likely to have overactive emotional centers in the brain
      June 1, 1994

      Emotion, Memory and the Brain

      The neural routes underlying the formation of memories about primitive emotional experiences, such as fear, have been traced
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      The Essential Guide to the Modern World

      The Essential Guide to the Modern World