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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
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

Meditators Have Younger Brains 

When researchers at UCLA compared the brains of meditators to non-meditators they found that meditator’s brains were almost a decade younger by the time people reach their mid 50s. Read More 

  • B Grace Bullock PhD
  • March 6, 2017
Mental Health

Forget Me, Forget Me Not… 

We tend to think of memory as a one-shot deal. We experience something and we either store it in memory or let it go. New research suggests otherwise: Fresh data can draw out latent memories. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • January 18, 2017
Relationships

Beware Your Biased Brain 

Our brain can move very fast, and that can be a real problem. The tendency to make split-second assessments of people can lead to disastrous outcomes. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • September 7, 2016
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