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In "The Confidence Game," Maria Konnikova explains how human psychology predisposes us to take the grifter’s bait.
Scientists find that 3D games boost memory.
Scientists are taking lessons from psychology and cognitive science to figure out what works—and what doesn’t—in transit map design.
Social psychologist Jessica Salvatore surveys our live, Science Friday audience to determine whether the “Lake Wobegon Effect” is alive and well in Minnesota.
Concern about the long-term repercussions of football are on the rise due to cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
Science writer Sam Kean discusses some of the brain’s most ghoulish glitches and what they can teach us about how healthy brains operate.
An excerpt from "Places of the Heart."
Science journalist Jon Palfreman shares his own journey with Parkinson’s disease and new treatments for patients.
An excerpt from "Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease."
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