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Your Brain on Books

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.08.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

I was fascinated by an article dated January 4, 2014 in the Science section of The Independent, a British newspaper. The article noted research done...

Three Surprising Truths about Teens

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 04.23.2013 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

If you could ask any question of a wise and experienced neuroscientist and pediatrician, one who specializes in the secret emotional life and bizarre brain activity of your adolescent child, what would you ask?

Does 'Evil' Brain Area Really Exist?

Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By: Marc Lallanilla, Assistant Editor Published: 02/11/2013 12:05 PM EST on LiveScience Evil is alive and is lurking in the brains of certain in...

Glitches in the Matrix: The Science of Memory Mishaps

Ben Thomas | Posted 10.23.2012 | Science
Ben Thomas

As far as A.K.P. could tell, everything he experienced had happened before. Every news headline, every episode of every show on TV, every visit from a friend, every conversation with his wife seemed to tickle the edges of memories that lay just out of reach.

Neuroscientists On Twitter: 30 Names To Know

Posted 06.26.2012 | Science

How does the brain work? What explains love--and hate? Is free will an illusion? If these sorts of questions interest you, HuffPost Science would ...

'Sorry, I Am Not Myself Today'

Antonio Damasio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Antonio Damasio

Of necessity, the autobiographical self is not just about one individual but about all the others that an individual interacts with. Of necessity, it incorporates the culture in which the interactions took place.

The Emperor's New FMRI

Barry Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barry Schwartz

The lay attitude, "naïve reductionism," assumes that the causes of behavior lie in states of the brain, not in states of psychology. This is a profound mistake.

Technology For Brain Health: an Upcoming Revolution

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

We talk to the CEO of Baycrest, a brain fitness institute, about why Ontario and Baycrest chose to become pioneers in this area, and discuss some of the main opportunities, and challenges.