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The Thoughtful Animal, Now With More MIND

Changes are afoot around here! Six new blogs were launched today, which when combined with the previously-existing Sci Am psychology and neuroscience bloggers, form the new Scientific American MIND Blog Network.What does it mean for this blog?...

March 13, 2013 — Jason G. Goldman

Compliments only, please

Sci is posting over at SciAm today to help promote the new area of the SciAm Blogs: SciAm MIND! It's great to see so much interest placed on all things brain, and I look forward to posting as part of the group...

March 13, 2013 — Scicurious

Introducing Beautiful Minds

When I was a kid, I was diagnosed with a learning disability. By the age of three, I had already suffered from twenty-one ear infections. As a result, I developed "Central Auditory Processing Disorder," which made it very difficult for me to process auditory input in real time...

March 13, 2013 — Scott Barry Kaufman

Introducing: The New MIND Guest Blog!

By Ingrid Wickelgren For years, Scientific American has featured an extremely popular Guest Blog on this website. That space offers a unique venue for scientists and other outside contributors to share news, insights and commentary in their fields of expertise...

March 13, 2013 — Ingrid Wickelgren

An Introduction

I remember a moment I had in high school where a friend of mine told me that she was going to become an animal behaviour scientist. I had a feeling of shock at the notion that this was actually a job...

March 13, 2013 — Felicity Muth

Pop Culture? There's an Effect for That.

Hello, my name is Melanie, and I'm addicted to horrible television.Well, I'm also addicted to social media. And politics. And The Daily Show. And Jennifer Lawrence interviews...Okay, it's probably fair to skip to the end of this list and admit that really, I'm just plain addicted to pop culture.It also seems fair to admit that I'm pretty darn lucky...

March 13, 2013 — Melanie Tannenbaum

Let the Chase Begin

Photo Credit: Gary Armstrong, Barrow Neurological Institute Welcome to Illusion Chasers ! We are Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik, two neuroscientists and laboratory directors at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona...

March 13, 2013 — Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik

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