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Shrinks Define Dangers of Trump Presidency

At a conference at Yale, psychiatrists and psychologists begin carving out a new role to combat the gaslighting of America by Donald Trump.

Wealth, Poverty, and the Brain: A Q&A With Kimberly Noble

Are poorer children deprived of opportunities for healthy cognitive development? How can we improve these conditions? Kimberly Noble, MD, Ph.D., offers some insight.

Measuring Smarts

Feedback learning ability might predict academic achievement better than IQ.

Harnessing Your Emotions

A chat with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche.

What We've Learned About ADHD

Are you up to date on ADHD research?

Why Research Goes In the Wrong Direction

A Q&A with Richard Harris, author of Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions.

Learning from the First Lovers

Bruce Feiler, author of The First Love Story, explores the biblical tale that continues to illuminate contemporary unions.

The Therapist-Patient Alliance

True stories of therapy.

When Silence Is Deafening

A tiny act or calculation, including the decision to keep a secret, can eventually and invisibly sculpt a person’s relationships, even his or her identity.

The Anatomy of Who We Are

A new study explores the ties between personality and the dimensions of the brain.

The Lessons My Daughter Teaches Me

The parent-child relationship. By Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot.

Shrinks Battle Over Diagnosing Donald Trump

Chaos in the White House fuels discord amongst the experts.

Obese Parents Put Babies at Risk

How parental weight can affect children's health and development.

The Modern Muslim

A Q&A with Omar Saif Ghobash, the ambassador from the United Arab Emirates to Russia.

A New Day for Mental Health

Bestselling author and advocate Pete Earley says recently passed mental health legislation is an imperfect triumph, with promise for those who share his family's experience.

There May Be More Eyes on You Than You Think

New studies find evidence of an “invisibility cloak illusion.”

How to Save Your Brain

Specific nutrients play key roles in preserving intelligence and the ability to access it.

Drugs on the Mind

Prescription drug usage is at an all-time high in the United States.
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When Heroin Comes Home

Being addicted to pain meds is like having an invader with OCD inside your brain. Guest post by Jacqueline Sheehan.
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Breaking Down the Silos

What it really takes for smart collaboration. Guest post by Mish Middelmann.

Einstein, the Outcast

Guest post by David Bodanis
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A Secret Worth Sharing

Guest post by Jacquelyn Middleton

Careers That Last

How to survive and thrive in the new career reality.

Even Sometimes Dads Confer Big Time Benefits on Kids

For teen girls, some time with their father is better than no time with their father at all.

Mini-Brains Promise Big Gains Against Mental Disorders

To penetrate the brain’s extraordinary complexity, scientists are creating models of specific brain systems that may further understanding of mental disorders.

What Is the Face of Truth?

In the detection of lying, verbal cues outweigh nonverbal ones, a new study shows.

From Rejection to Revenge

The pain of rejection may be a significant cause of fraud as an act of revenge, new research says.

When Stress Turns Toxic

New research shows that after three days of stress, the brain begins to shrink, manifesting quickly in loss of memory.

A New Payoff to Risky Decisions

Scientists discover how facing risky decisions makes us smarter. Guest post by Shira Polan.

We All Want to Fit In

But some people can't sandpaper themselves down to fit society’s expectations.