The Brain

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Science

Mind Vs. Brain 

Scientists insist on talking about the brain while the rest of us talk about the mind. Sharon Begley sizes up the two sides of the mind/brain conversation. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • July 24, 2018
Science

When Wandering Minds are Just Fine 

While most psychologists call mind wandering a detrimental “failure of executive control," a new study suggests that it's not always harmful. Read More 

  • Peter Reuell
  • June 27, 2018
The Brain

You Had Me at Hello 

Why is it that we seem to get along with some people right off the bat? Is it just because you happen to like the same kind of music, or are there deeper reasons to find yourself on the same wavelength? Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • June 25, 2018
Mindfulness Research

The Magnificent, Mysterious, Wild, Connected and Interconnected Brain 

Our brain is like a wild, raging electrical storm that wondrously enables us to make our way. Yet a lot of mindfulness literature makes it sound like a very simple machine. Two leading neuroscientists suggest better ways to think and talk about the brain and the mind. Read More 

  • Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce
  • June 12, 2018
Science

The Quest to Live Forever 

Some scientists are working on making the last stages of life a little healthier, others are trying to extend life, and still others are hoping to make death obsolete. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • April 30, 2018

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