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Why Our Brains are Designed to Forget—Illustration of a white face with the back of it going through a shredder with a dark blue background with three yellow stars.

Why Our Brains Are Designed to Forget 

While many of us yearn to sharpen our memory, the science of sleep shows that, in fact, our brains are designed to forget—a process that unlocks the mind’s capacity to dream and think in creative ways. Read More

  • Scott A. Small

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Your Brain Secretly Works with Other Brains
Calm

Your Brain Secretly Works With Other Brains 

Neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett explains some of the ways your brain is constantly changing itself (usually without your awareness) as you interact with other people. Read More 

  • Lisa Feldman Barrett
  • September 16, 2021
Compassion

How Your Brain Falls for the Wrong Ideas 

Our own cognitive biases, combined with a fast-paced chaotic environment, wear down our ability to discern false narratives from facts. Amishi Jha explains the science on how to shift away from divisiveness and boost your brain’s resilience. Read More 

  • Amishi Jha
  • July 8, 2021
Compassion

The Wisdom of Loving Your Enemy 

We tend to hold on to beliefs, stories, and biases against others that end up hurting us, too. Here’s how we can loosen our grip. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • April 7, 2021

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