September 1, 2014 Neurological Health Simon Makin Scientific American Mind Volume 25, Issue 5 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0914-17a July 1, 2015 Mind Telltale differences in the brain and immune system before deployment may predict which soldiers are most likely to succumb later on Moises Velasquez-Manoff Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 4 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0715-56 Originally published as "Before the Trauma" in Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 4 July 17, 2007 The Sciences New study counteracts neurobiological dogma, which says inhibiting new protein formation in the brain causes memory loss Nikhil Swaminathan April 1, 2005 Mind Jonathan Beard April 2005 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0405-8a January 22, 2011 Mind A study published this week finds that an eight-week meditation course leads to structural changes in the brain. Christie Nicholson reports November 28, 2011 Mind Research finds that dreams may help consolidate and soothe troubled memories and experiences. Christie Nicholson reports December 13, 2007 Mind Recent research from the Baylor College of Medicine tackles the fascinating experience we have of time slowing down during a terrifying event, like a car accident. Does our brain track time differently during crisis?... July 11, 2008 Rutgers University researchers have found brain cells responsible for helping people overcome fear of things they once found scary. The finding, published in Nature , could pave the way for these so-called intercalated cells in the amygdala, a brain region that processes fear, to become drug targets for treating phobias (such as fear of heights and closed spaces) as well as post-traumatic stress disorder in soldiers and others... Nikhil Swaminathan September 1, 2017 Neuroscience The birth of a first child alters parents’ lives suddenly and forever: sleepless nights, afternoons in pajamas and hardly a moment’s respite. Parents are able to make this transition because of changes that take place in the brain... Anna von Hopffgarten Scientific American Mind, Volume 28, Issue 5 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0917-49 June 1, 1994 Mind The neural routes underlying the formation of memories about primitive emotional experiences, such as fear, have been traced Joseph E. LeDoux June 1994 10.1038/scientificamerican0694-50 December 1, 2005 Mind We naturally view any risk we witness as a personal threat--even when it is on the opposite side of the globe and we see it only on TV. Is popping a pill the answer? Marc Siegel December 2005 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1205-44 March 1, 2016 Mind The preference for playing hockey, or house, is far from fixed. Sex differences in the brain are small—until experiences and expectations magnify them Lise Eliot Special Editions Volume 25, Issue 1s 10.1038/scientificamericansex0316-64 Originally published as "The Truth about Boys and Girls" in Special Editions Volume 25, Issue 1s June 1, 1987 Mind An inquiry into the roots of human amnesia has shown how deep structures in the brain may interact with perceptual pathways in outer brain layers to transform sensory stimuli into memories... Mortimer Mishkin and Tim Appenzeller Scientific American Volume 256, Issue 6 10.1038/scientificamerican0687-80 April 1, 2010 Mind Neuroscience is revealing the malfunctioning connections underlying psychological disorders and forcing psychiatrists to rethink the causes of mental illness Thomas R. Insel April 2010 10.1038/scientificamerican0410-44 July 15, 2008 Mind When someone betrays us, how does the brain deal with it? A hormone associated with social attachment gives us clues. Mauricio Delgado October 1, 2012 The Sciences The preference for playing hockey, or house, in the brain are small—unless grown-up house, is far from fixed. Sex differences up assumptions magnify them Lise Eliot His Brain, Her Brain 10.1038/scientificamericanbrain0512-12 May 1, 2010 The Sciences The preference for playing hockey, or house, is far from fixed. Sex differences in the brain are small—unless grown-up assumptions magnify them Lise Eliot May / June 2010 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0510-22 September 4, 2009 Mind Young brains can forget painful memories, but old ones tend not to. An animal study in the journal Science finds that it may be possible to restore the old brain to its younger, more pliable state... September 1, 2015 The Sciences In many, but not all, cats, the plant trips a brain switch Ramona Turner Special Editions Volume 24, Issue 3s 10.1038/scientificamericanpets0915-78 Originally published as "Catnip's Magic" in Special Editions Volume 24, Issue 3s November 9, 2010 Mind Here are my Research Blogging Editor’s Selections for this week. To start things off, be sure to check out the “What is Mental Illness? Jason G. Goldman Support Science Journalism
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