The Brain

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
Science

What the Brain Reveals about Gratitude 

New research sheds light on the physiology of gratitude, bringing us closer to being able to understand and harness the health benefits of this powerful emotion. Read More 

  • Glenn Fox
  • August 10, 2017
Relationships

How Awe Brings People Together 

A series of experiments suggest that awe causes us to have a smaller sense of self, which shapes our social networks in positive ways. Read More 

  • Jill Suttie
  • July 6, 2017

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