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      November 1, 2013Mind & Brain

      Famous "Trolley Problem" Exposes Moral Instincts

      August 1, 2007The Sciences

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      November 11, 2012Mind & Brain

      Infant Stress Affects Teen Brain

      Two-decade study reveals neural connection between early stress and anxiety and depression in girls.
      September 1, 2012Mind & Brain

      Schools Add Workouts for Attention, Grit and Emotional Control

      Scientists, politicians and celebrities are remaking schools as gyms for the brain where teachers build the mental brawn for attention, perseverance and emotional control
      November 1, 2015Mind & Brain

      Why Screams Are So Upsetting

      Rapid fluctuations in volume—mimicked by sirens—trigger the brain’s fear centers
      May 1, 2016Mental Health

      Like Mother, Like Daughter

      Brain structure in emotion-regulation areas—and possibly the risk of mood disorders—is inherited down the female line
      December 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      MIND Reviews: December 2007/January 2008

      Reviews and recommendations from the December 2007/January 2008 issue of Scientific American MIND
      December 1, 2006Mind & Brain

      The Violent Brain

      Violent behavior never erupts from a single cause. Rather it appears to result from a complex web of related factors, some genetic and others environmental
      July 23, 2012Mind & Brain

      Warning: This story might make you anxious

      Daniel Smith has discovered the perfect cure for battling overwhelming sweat—the kind of sweat that soaks through the shirt, leaves nasty residue, and makes you want to avoid the company of fellow human beings for the foreseeable future...
      July 8, 2011Mind & Brain

      Seeing Schizophrenia Before It's Too Late

      According to his two brothers, my uncle Glenn had always been a little odd. He was a quiet kid, and when he spoke—he talked at you, not to you. If he got excited, he might splay his fingers incongruously or his body would abruptly quiver...
      May 1, 2016Neurology

      Does "Pregnancy Brain" Exist?

      Laura Glynn, a professor and chair of the department of psychology at Chapman University, explains
      November 1, 2009Mind & Brain

      Why We Worry

      Chronic worrying stems from a craving for control. But the more we fret, the less our bodies are able to cope with stress
      June 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      Broken Mirrors: A Theory of Autism

      Studies of the mirror neuron system may reveal clues to the causes of autism and help researchers develop new ways to diagnose and treat the disorder.
      November 14, 2011

      SfN Neuroblogging: Dutiful monkey dads

      For the first of Sunday's poster blogging we're going to look at some dutiful dads. Some dutiful monkey dads.Meet the titi monkey.(Awww. Source)Hinde et al.
      January 7, 2009

      "Love hormone" may also help us recognize faces

      Oxytocin, a hormone associated with trust and social bonding, also helps people recognize familiar human faces, according to a new study. Researchers say the findings, published today in The Journal of Neuroscience , could shed light on the causes of mysterious neurological and psychological disorders...
      October 10, 2019Behavior

      On the Nature of Fear

      Experts from the fields of human and animal affective neuroscience discuss their own definitions of fear and how we should study it
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