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Your Brain on Childhood - To read

Written by an Ursinus (my alma mater) professor, it explains the disconnect between the brain's evolutionary history and our children's technology-centered life. It suggests ways to naturalize childhood again.

Want to know exactly what happens to the brain on drugs? Check out our INFOGRAPHIC which visually explains effects of drugs on the brain.

Want to know exactly what happens to the brain on drugs? Check out our INFOGRAPHIC which visually explains effects of drugs on the brain.

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers: David Perlmutter, Peter Ganim, Kristin Loberg:...

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers: David Perlmutter, Peter Ganim, Kristin Loberg:.

"Brains are gorgeous at the right magnification", says Mark Miller on his "neuro" set of photos in flickr. Self-described as an intracellular recording artist, Miller shows images of a mouse's neuronal network.    Covering different areas of the brain such as the cingulated cortex or motor cortex, the images are quite impressive, particularly since the neurons connecting in the brain resemble the large-scale structure of the universe.

"Brains are gorgeous at the right magnification", says Mark Miller. His images are quite impressive, particularly since the neurons connecting in the brain resemble the large-scale structure of the universe.

Henry Markram - brain research for ICT futures by Cea., via Flickr - Visualizations

Henry Markram - brain research for ICT futures by Cea., via Flickr - Visualizations

Mental time travel, or chronesthesia, is the brain s use of memory to think about the past, present and future.

Research shows evidence of mental time travel

You comfort them over a skinned knee in the playground, and coax them to sleep with a soothing lullaby. But being a nurturing mother is not just about emotional care – it pays dividends by determining the size of your child’s brain, scientists say

Liberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds

Liberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds

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