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The Science of Staying in Love 

This video from BigThink explores what goes on in the brain when we fall in love, and how we can sustain long-term relationships. Read More 

  • Nicole Bayes-Fleming
  • February 8, 2019
Science

Would You Upload Your Brain to the Cloud? 

Scientists are in hot pursuit of the "the connectome"—the map of the 86-billion-neuron, 100-trillion-synapse human brain that would allow your brainware to be recreated in digital form. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • September 6, 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

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