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March 19, 2010

Scientists struggle to explain the mind in terms of the molecule

February 11, 2010

The story of a startling reflection

November 16, 2009

Your brain may remember something, even when you can’t

September 12, 2009

Scientists pinpoint the region of the brain that controls your comfort zone.

August 13, 2009

Neuroscientists at New York University study longtime meditators to glean insight into how our brains work.

July 16, 2009

Personality changes might result from stem cell treatment of neurologic disorders, caution scientists and philosophers at Johns Hopkins University

June 30, 2009

Could prions, the proteins that cause diseases like Mad Cow, also be crucial to normal brain functioning?

May 20, 2009

A new brain imaging tool may show us how our brains work.

March 27, 2009

Study alerts Everest climbers to pay attention to early warning signs of cerebral edema.

January 21, 2009

The complex natural processes involved in overeating and weight gain make finding a successful treatment a challenge.

December 30, 2008

A glass of red wine or a few too many has been known to make morning-after memory a touch foggy. But, in moderation, this beverage may prove a potent adversary […]

December 26, 2008

An enzyme could offer clues to a new treatment for multiple sclerosis.

December 17, 2008

Researchers use lab rats to examine the role of choice in drug-seeking behavior.

December 11, 2008

Transorbital lobotomy. A sort of clinical-sounding affair that amounted to nothing more than the insertion of a couple of ice picks into a hapless patient’s brain by way of the […]

December 3, 2008

At first glance – or puff – marijuana might seem like a less-than-ideal candidate for boosting memory. But if you’re an aging lab rat at the Ohio State University department […]


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