A look inside the March/April issue of Scientific American Mind
New evidence of ancient ingenuity forces scientists to reconsider when our ancestors started thinking outside the box
Scientists thought people first set foot on the frozen Tibetan Plateau 15,000 years ago. New genomic analyses suggest multiplying that figure as much as fourfold
Daniel Willingham, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia and author of Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do, responds
A new method of 3-D printing draws inspiration from the semiconductor industry
The push for rigorous prekindergarten education has overlooked the evidence on how young kids really learn best
Astronauts’ gray matter is compressed by time in space—except in an area that controls feeling and movement in the legs. Karen Hopkin reports.