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Brain Benefits for the Holidays? Stuff the Stocking with Video Games

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Happy holidays! As the year draws to a close, one thing I’m celebrating is the fun I’ve had helping put together the magazine I edit, Scientific American Mind. I am looking forward to working on new articles and projects in 2013. (We have some surprises in store.) I’m pleased about my growing and attentive audience [...]

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Brain Scans and the Law (Watch the Full World Science Festival Event)

The question of whether brain scanning can detect the intentions of a criminal defendant fascinates cops, lawyers and John and Jane Doe. It’s probably still a theoretical question and may remain so for a long time to come. Even so, Alan Alda moderated a panel of experts whose members spend a lot of time on [...]

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