September 28, 2012 Biology In this excerpt from his new book, James R. Flynn explains how he came to understand how our minds have gained in cognitive skills during the 20th century James R. Flynn September 1, 2010 Mind & Brain Letters to the editor about the May/June 2010 issue of Scientific American MIND The Editors September / October 2010 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0910-4 Originally published as "May/June 2010 Issue" in September / October 2010 September 1, 2009 Mind & Brain Alison Gopnik investigates the infant mind April 9, 2013 Health I was watching one of the March Madness games recently with my son Benjamin. He is the only one in the world I can do this with because I can ask him what the difference is between the shot clock in the NBA and the one in the NCAA without being asked to immediately produce a green card.During a commercial break, a familiar face popped onto the screen... Gary Stix October 11, 2012 The Sciences An eagle-eyed activity from Scientific American Daisy Yuhas March 1, 2015 Neuroscience Letters to the editor from the November/December 2014 issue of Scientific American MIND Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0315-4 Originally published as "Letters" in Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 2 May 6, 2016 Cognition A reporter ponders free will and struggles with quantum incoherence at a consciousness conference in Tucson John Horgan October 7, 2013 The Scicurious Brain When most of us hear birds twittering away in the trees, we hear it as background noise. It’s often hard to separate out one bird from another. Scicurious August 27, 2009 Mind & Brain After a successful birth, opting not to breast-feed may trigger evolved mourning behaviors Jesse Bering June 26, 2014 Cross-Check This is the fourth installment of my monthly feature "Cool Sh*t I've Read Lately,” in which I draw attention to, um, cool stuff. (Here are columns one, two and three.) Breakthrough Journal... John Horgan June 13, 1874 The Sciences Scientific American Volume 30, Issue 24 10.1038/scientificamerican06131874-368b August 23, 2018 Neuroscience Neurologist Steven Laureys looks for signs of consciousness in unresponsive patients Anouk Bercht and Steven Laureys August 28, 2017 Our understanding is rudimentary, but that doesn’t stop people, including a now-former Google software engineer, from pretending otherwise Angela Saini August 2, 2006 Mind & Brain In this episode, Phil Ross talks about what scientists have learned is necessary to achieve expertise in virtually any field. Ross's article on the subject, The Expert Mind, is in the August issue of Scientific American... Steve Mirsky September 1, 2016 Policy Uploading your brain into a computer is probably impossible. But for sake of argument: What would you do if it weren’t? Hillary Rosner Scientific American Volume 315, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0916-70 Originally published as "All Too Human" in Scientific American Volume 315, Issue 3 November 18, 2014 What do coins, a Wii remote, or card games have to do with science? More than you might think. Scientific instruments are devices specifically designed to measure the subject of your research reliably and accurately... Amanda Baker June 19, 2015 Technology Building on advances in object recognition, machine translation and neural networks, scientists have developed software that converts pictures into sentences Dan Falk July 1, 2009 Mind & Brain Social psychologist Rosanna E. Guadagno of the University of Alabama replies The Editors July/August 2009 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0709-70 Originally published as "Ask the Brains" in July/August 2009 November 8, 2018 Neuroscience New recordings of electrical activity in the brain help reveal the underpinnings of bad moods Angus Chen December 1, 2008 Mind & Brain Also: Why we sometimes wake up with explosions going off in our heads Randolph W. Evans and Christopher French December 2008/January 2009 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1208-86 Originally published as "Ask the Brains" in December 2008/January 2009 Support Science Journalism
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