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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD
The color red was most likely the first color (besides black and white) to be registered in our ancient ancestors brains.
The colors purple and blue have a long and complex history that touches on social privilege, experimentation, cell biology, and more.
You likely don't need to worry about getting cancer because 2/3 of us will remain cancer-free during our lifetimes. Science explains why.
Can conservative ans liberal views be married in order to come up with social policies that benefit society as a whole?
Food allergies are severe, even life-threatening immune reactions. Studies show that some can be prevented by introducing allergens early in life.
Mindfulness has a solid neuronal basis and there is increasing evidence of its salutary effect on emotional health and behavior.
Studies about the concept of belief or non-belief in free will shed light on the question of how ostensibly religious people commit atrocities.
When Sonia Vallabh learned she had a lethal mutation, she and her husband became scientists and helped shine light on the fate of fatal mutations.
Most people understand the primacy of scientific facts in ordering our personal and public life, but a more primal imperative, tribalism, often wins out.
Before you take lecithin supplements, you should weigh the lack of credible evidence of benefits against scientific literature that suggests safety concerns.
A scientist explores what we can learn about fatherhood from the science of the brain, hormones, and behavior. Read more!
Many scientific studies have found links between optimism and better health outcomes. The converse is true for pessimism .