Neuroscience

July 11, 2017

Six Types of Love

The idea of love and the feelings it generates has been the subject of art, literature, philosophy, and psychological research for decades. True, some may argue […]
October 4, 2016

Exploring the Brain’s Architecture: Your Mind’s Hardware Explained

Prior to the invention of brain scanning technology such as the MRI machine, studying the brain was left to the speculations of philosophers. It wasn’t until […]
September 27, 2016

Beliefs about Intelligence Influence Academic Performance

As the school year kicks off, it may be worth taking a moment to ask yourself a simple question: Do believe intelligence is flexible or fixed? […]
April 26, 2016

What is Consciousness, really?

Of all the phenomena in the observable universe, human consciousness, something that is so familiar yet so difficult to understand, remains one of the last true enigmas, […]
September 9, 2014

How Behavior Shapes the Brain

When we talk about human nature, we often say that we’re “hardwired” to be a certain way, that we’re “programmed” to behave in a particular manner. […]
June 23, 2014

The Neurological Basis of Political Opinion

“Although many people want to believe that their positions on moral, religious, and political issues are the product of rational, conscious thought, the reality is that […]
June 21, 2014

Schizophrenia and Adolescent Substance Abuse

The classic Carlson text on the physiology of behavior does an excellent job providing a review of the literature concerning the pharmacology, neurology and epidemiology of […]