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10 Books That Will Change Your Brain

Rebecca Gladding | Posted 08.13.2011 | Books
Rebecca Gladding

Many great books explain the science behind how your brain can change. And there are many more excellent mindfulness and self-help books that teach people how to improve their lives.

Lies Concocted By Climate Deniers Likely To Stick Around Despite Corrections

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

It takes less than a minute to tell a lie that can spread around the world, yet it can take days, months, or years to correct it. Sometimes the truth never catches up to the lie.

Evolutionary Psychology Under Attack?

Carter Phipps | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carter Phipps

Some feel that allowing an evolutionary basis for bad behavior is akin to making a Stone Age excuse for current moral failures.

Evolutionary Psychology and the Public Media: Rekindling the Romance

David Sloan Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sloan Wilson

Here are some issues that need to be resolved to get the romance between evolutionary psychology and the public media back on the right track.

The Statin Scams

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

When the truth about the house of cards that is the cholesterol-lowering establishment really gets out, it'll make credit default swaps look like a 1st grade prank.

Top 11 Books for Brain Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

We've compiled the 10 Most Popular Brain Fitness & Cognitive Health Books, based on book purchases by SharpBrains' readers during 2008.

10 Habits of Highly Effective Brains

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

If you are reading this, the good news is that you have a brain inside your head. And you have probably read about the emerging brain fitness movement: frequent articles in the media, an ongoing PBS special, more and more products and games. Based on dozens of interviews with scientists and recent research findings, let's take a look at some of the habits of Highly Effective Brains.