February 5, 2001 The Sciences Kristin Leutwyler September 4, 2009 Mind & Brain 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 December 29, 2009 Mind & Brain A fear conditioning study finds a way to drive away frightful memories Carina Storrs July 31, 2000 The Sciences Several studies shed light on where aggression comes from and how it can be controlled Kristin Leutwyler November 9, 2010 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 January 1, 2004 Mind & Brain Anxieties can be strongly etched into the brain. But don't worry--researchers may find ways to erase them Rüdiger Vaas January 2004 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0104-62 January 1, 2012 Mind & Brain Feelings edit and sculpt memories Ingfei Chen January/February 2012 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0112-24 Originally published as "A Feeling for the Past" in January/February 2012 July 8, 2015 Behavior The terms “psychopath” and “sociopath” often get used interchangeably, but they’re not exactly the same. Regardless of semantics, here’s how to spot the heartless, charming evil of a psychopath or sociopath... Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen March 1, 2012 Mind & Brain Good social skills depend on picking up on other people's moods--a feat the brain performs by combining numerous sensory clues Janina Seubert and Christina Regenbogen Scientific American Mind Volume 23, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0312-54 Originally published as "I Know How You Feel" in Scientific American Mind Volume 23, Issue 1 April 1, 2002 Mind & Brain Researchers are Teasing Apart the Processes in the Brain that Give Rise to Various Fears in Monkeys. The Results May Lead to New Ways to Treat Anxiety in Humans Ned H. Kalin The Hidden Mind 10.1038/scientificamerican0402-72sp June 20, 2003 Mind & Brain Sarah Graham September 1, 2015 Neuroscience Dad’s mental shifts are different from mom’s Esther Landhuis Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 5 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0915-9 Originally published as "The Mind of the Father" in Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 5 May 1, 2010 Technology Brain scans reveal when a vow will not be honored Allison Bond May / June 2010 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0510-7a March 1, 2011 Mind & Brain Certain areas grow bigger as a mother bonds with her infant Nathan Collins March / April 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0311-10a September 29, 2009 Mind & Brain Buon giorno from Florence, where I’m presently under the Tuscan sun—sizzling like bacon, I should add—as a hive of awestruck, pale-legged American tourists wearing Nikes, cargo shorts and Polo shirts descend with digital cameras at the ready on the Renaissance city’s signature Duomo in the Piazza Della Signoria... Jesse Bering June 28, 2017 الصحة العامة هل تعلم أن المتزوجين الذين يعانون من النوبات القلبية يقل تعرُّضهم للموت بعد النوبة بنسبة 14% أقل من أقرانهم غير المتزوجين؟ Dina Darwich March 8, 2013 Health In response to my last post, which proposed that Transcendental Meditation and other cults might be exploiting the placebo effect, some readers cited studies supposedly showing that TM has therapeutic benefits... John Horgan August 25, 2011 Let me start by saying that I’m admittedly an economics fan. So much so that I nearly threw away my science and writing training and ran off into the sunset for an economics PhD. Cassie Rodenberg November 1, 2015 Mind & Brain New research is unraveling how and why the elderly “choose happiness” Marta Zaraska Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 6 10.1038/scientificamericanmind1115-64 Originally published as "The Positivity Effect" in Scientific American Mind Volume 26, Issue 6 Support Science Journalism
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