It’s been about a year since we covered "How to Talk To Kids About Terrorism," and sadly, the topic is still as timely as ever
The psychology behind why so many people are willing to ignore the experts
Rather than relying on symptoms, scientists are developing a “brain circuits first” approach to mental health.
The great divide between our beliefs, our ideals, and reality
What's the matter with only exploiting a portion of our gray matter?
Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, “those young mitochondria.” Mitochondria are our cells’ energy dynamos.
"One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one's greatest efforts." —Albert Einstein While Einstein was not a neuroscientist, he sure knew what he was talking about in regards to the human capacity to achieve.
Slime molds have no brains, yet they make complex decisions. In this film scientists use time-lapse video to figure out how slime molds make those decisions."Lens of Time: Slime Lapse" was first published on bioGraphic and reproduced with permission. © 2016 California Academy of Sciences