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Age-Related Memory Loss and What Can You Do About It?

As we learn more about the anatomy and physiology of short term memory loss, therapeutics are starting to emerge.
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How Ketamine Infusion Will Transform the Way Depression is Treated

The newest method to treat depression comes is an anesthetic medication, ketamine, that has been used in emergency and operating rooms for more than 50 years.
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Can Deep Brain Stimulation Make You More Honest?

Advances in Deep Brain Stimulation allow for precise manipulation of areas of the brain that control functions in need of a reboot, even those that determine whether we are honest of not.
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The Consequences of Disbelieving in Free Will Are Too Awful

Studies about the concept of belief or non-belief in free will shed light on the question of how ostensibly religious people commit atrocities.
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What Can We Learn About Fatherhood From Science?

What does biological science tell us about fatherhood? A scientist explores some scientific studies on brain and hormonal changes that have evolved to be sure we nurture our young.
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Why It’s Hard to Change Your Worst Instincts

Epigenetic modifications and brain plasticity allow us to modify our behaviors throughout our lifetimes.
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Why Older Gay Men Are Attempting Suicide at a Higher Rate

Urban gay & bisexual men have an attempted suicide rate 3x higher than the overall rate for American men; access to the right resources can help them cope successfully.
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Is the Internet Engineered to Be Addictive?

The insatiable addiction to an ever-increasing numbers of "likes" or "friends" we accumulate is with us here today, creating the potential for a dystopian society.
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Transgender Suicide is a Public Health Crisis

Transgender suicide is a public health crisis for the estimated 150,000 trans teens and 1.4 million trans adults in the U.S. Policies of the Trump administration could make it worse.