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Is Infidelity Genetic?

Vicki Larson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

When it comes to matters of the heart, love has less to do with the heart and more to do with the brain.

Neuroscience, Meet Conceptual Art

Carl Schoonover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carl Schoonover

In making the case for the raw aesthetic appeal of neuroscience data, I focus on the powerful ideas that have given us this striking visual vocabulary.

Religious and Secular Belief: All The Same To The Brain

scientificamerican.com | Allison Bond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

"Believing the sun is a star is rather the same as believing Jesus was born of a virgin," says Sam Harris, co-author of a study that suggests that the...

Third Screen: An Interview with Dr. Oliver Sacks

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Vickie Karp

Music had this amazing ability to allow [transfixed patients] to move and speak and think. It was very startling. I've seen it numerous times since, but it still astounds me.

Study: Paying Inflated Prices Trigger Pleasure Points

i09 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Inflated prices trigger the pleasure centers in your brain more than fair ones. Not only is the idea of buying something expensive more exciting than ...