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What Sea Slugs Taught Us About Our Brain

The simple nerve cells of sea creatures helped scientists fathom human memory.

What to Do If You Get Seasick on Dry Land

A new therapy holds hope for sufferers of Mal de Debarquement syndrome.

To Understand Facebook, Study Capgras Syndrome

This mental disorder gives us a unique insight into the digital age.

Why Neuroscientists Need to Study the Crow

The neocortex is argued to be the seat of cognition, but crows don't have one.

Addicted to Anticipation

What goes wrong in the brain chemistry of a gambling addict.

Noise Is a Drug and New York Is Full of Addicts

We may complain about a defining feature of the city, but we also feed off it.

The Wisdom of the Aging Brain

Tantalizing evidence suggests that brain activity shifts to increase wisdom as we age.

Learning Chess at 40

What I learned trying to keep up with my 4-year-old daughter at the royal game.