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MIND Guest Blog

Commentary invited by editors of Scientific American Mind

Why Do We Forget?

Two phenomena, known as decay and interference, play a role, depending on what it is we're trying to remember

September 12, 2016 — Julia Shaw
When Doctors Diagnose Danger

When Doctors Diagnose Danger

It might seem like a no-brainer to inform the authorities and potential victims if a patient threatens violence, but it's not that simple

September 2, 2016 — Nathaniel P. Morris

Can Psychiatry Turn Itself around?

The public is deeply skeptical about the profession—but given the problems of addiction, depression and other forms of mental illness, we need it more than ever

August 11, 2016 — Nathaniel P. Morris

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