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Mind Your Language

One of the most fundamental things separating humans from all other species on Earth is our ability to use language.... Read more →

Mind and Matter

It is impossible to ignore the association that exists in the modern era between meditation and the calming of one’s... Read more →

Medical Mushrooms: Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy

Psilocybin is currently classified as a Schedule I, abuse-forming drug with no medicinal purpose. However, recent research suggests that this “magic mushroom” drug may hold the key to treating depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric conditions. Read on to learn more about the potential benefits of psilocybin.

In Your Dreams: Insights from Dream Research

Dreams have intrigued scientists for decades, but the question of why we dream remains unanswered. Learn about the connection between neural processes and our dreams, as well as two popular theories about the purpose of dreaming.

Open Your Mind: Understanding Implicit Bias

Discrimination continues to divide our country. Implicit bias underlies our conscious awareness and has great power to influence our attitudes and behavior. Find out how implicit bias plays a role in shaping our behavior toward different groups.

In Living Memory: Understanding Hyperthymesia

Individuals with hyperthymesia possess a superior autobiographical memory. Discover how this extreme case of memory retention works and its potential implications for treating disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

A Royal Pain

The Concussion that Caused a Commotion: A Look at King Henry II of France Clad in armor and lances at... Read more →