Click Here to Read: Psychologists Welcome Analysis Casting Doubt on Their Work By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on August 28, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: Many Psychology Findings Not as Strong as Claimed, Study Says By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on August 27, 2015.
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Click Here To Read: Your Brain, Your Disease, Your Self By Nina Strohminger and Shaun Nichols in The New York Times on August 21, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children’s genes: New finding is first example in humans of the theory of epigenetic inheritance: the idea that environmental factors can affect the genes of your children by Helen Thomson on the Guardian website on Augst 21, 2015.
The team’s work is the clearest sign yet that life experience can affect the genes of subsequent generations. Photograph: Mopic/Alamy
Click Here to Read: A Deeper Look into Addyi (“Female Viagra”) and the Cause of Low Libido by Tiffany McLain n the Psyched in San Francisco Website on August 20, 2015.
Click Here to Read: CERN LHC Advances Sub-Atomic Physics Symmetry 50-years in One Go By John McCormick on the Blaze News website on August 18, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks: My Periodic Table by Oliver Sacks in The New York Times on July 24, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks: Sabbath by Oliver Sacks in The New York Times on August 14, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks, who has taught us so much, now teaches us the art of dying by Ranjana Srivastava on the Guardian website on July 25, 2015.
Click Here to Read: China’s Air Problem Is Worse Than You Think: A new study finds that air pollution kills 4,000 people per day in China by James Fallows in the Atlantic Monthly on August 14, 2015,
A smoggy day in Wujiaqu Reuters
Click Here to Read: Parkinson’s May Spread From Gut to Brain via Vagus Nerve by Megan Brooks on the MedScape Multispecialty website on August 06, 2015.
Click Here to Read: University of Haifa study shows how emotions affect learning and memory in the brain By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich in The Jerusalem Post on August 6, 2015.
An image of the human brain. (photo credit: REUTERS)
Click Here to Read: What Emotions Are (and Aren’t) by Lisa Feldman Barrett in The New York Times on July 31, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Here’s What Caused Megafauna Like the Mammoths to Go Extinct By Darren Ankrom on the Vice News Website on July 27, 2015.
Click Here to Read: NASA Says Data Reveals an Earth-Like Planet, Kepler 452b By Dennis Overbye in The New York Times on July 23, 2015.
An artist’s concept of Kepler 452b orbiting its star, 1,400 light-years from Earth. The planet’s size puts it right on the edge between being rocky like Earth and a gas ball like Neptune. Credit T. Pyle/Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
Click Here to Read and View: Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics, Study Finds by Maggie Fox on NBC News website on the July 22, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Memory Decline More Rapid in Women Than Men by Nicole Blazek on the Psychiatry Advisor website on July 21, 2015.
Click Here to Read and View: Trillion-dollar platinum asteroid passes Earth. See it here by Scott Sutherland on the Weather Channel Website on July 20, 2015.
Click Here to View: Pluto: Love at First Sight By Jason Drakeford, Robin Lindsay and Andrew Blackwell in The New York Times on July 17, 2015.
Click Here to Read: New Horizons spacecraft completes Pluto flyby By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on July 15, 2015.
This photo was taken on 13 July 2015 when the spacecraft was 768,000 kilometers from Pluto’s surface. The heart shape is likely the result of geological activity in Pluto’s history. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI
Click Here to Read: ‘Stop Almost All Psychiatric Meds to Prevent Harm,’ Expert Says by Liam Davenport on the MedScape on June 01, 2015.
Click Here to Read: How a Transparent Fish May Help Decode the Brain: An outspoken Harvard neuroscientist is tackling the wondrous challenge of understanding the workings of the brain by Ariel Sabar on the Smithsonian.com website on July 8, 2015.
For the first time, Florian Engert and his team mapped every firing neuron in a living animal. (Richard Schultz)