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Streams of Consciousness

The scoop on how we think, feel and act

Porn on the Mind

If you like to surf porn on the Internet, you’ve got company. In a 2008 survey of college students, 90 percent of males and 60 percent of females had been there, done that.

August 3, 2011 — Ingrid Wickelgren

Crux of Schizophrenia's Emotional and Social Deficits May Be Cognitive

[PART 2 OF 2 BLOGS ON SCHIZOPHRENIA. PART 1.]Before he got sick, my Uncle Glenn attended MIT and earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering. For a while, he made a living designing machine languages to, for example, recognize print and convert it to Braille...

July 14, 2011 — Ingrid Wickelgren

Seeing Schizophrenia Before It's Too Late

According to his two brothers, my uncle Glenn had always been a little odd. He was a quiet kid, and when he spoke—he talked at you, not to you. If he got excited, he might splay his fingers incongruously or his body would abruptly quiver...

July 8, 2011 — Ingrid Wickelgren

Entering Streams of Consciousness…

Welcome to my blog! Who am I? I am an award-winning journalist and author, and an editor at Scientific American Mind. I have worked as a Contributing Correspondent for Science, where I covered biomedical and neuroscience topics for a decade...

July 5, 2011 — Ingrid Wickelgren

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