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Treating Pain: A New Ontology is Needed

Progressing to a new Ontology

Thinking that pain is in the brain impels doctors to look for a physical cause for pain, says Dr. Alex Cahana. When one isn’t found, “It’s all in your head” is often what a patient will be told. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Mind’s Eye’ by Oliver Sacks


The brain has an amazing ability to cope with problems of vision and perception: case studies show how. Read More »

Book Review: Wired for Story: The Writer’s Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence by Lisa Cron

It's all in the story, folks, and genetically based because humans have needed stories in order to survive. Read More »

Book Review: Three Simple Steps: A Map to Success in Business and Life by Trevor Blake

A new book from a smart, humble, self-made multimillionaire presents three steps that helped him succeed. Read More »

Book Review: Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman

An accessible and entertaining tour of modern brain science. Read More »

Google Glasses: A Vision of Brain-Blindness?

Google's augmented reality specs allow users to look out rather than down, but is this safer, or safe at all? Read More »

Book Review: The Emotional Life of Your Brain by Richard J. Davidson and Sharon Begley

Everything you wanted to know about your brain and emotions... and just a few you didn't (we're looking at you, dorsolateral prefrontal cortex). Read More »

Book Review: Left Neglected by Lisa Genova

Sarah Nickerson wakes up from a car crash to find the left side of her world gone. Read More »

Genderless: Equality or Neutrality?

Is a genderless society the way to go in promoting gender equality, or are we promoting androgyny as a necessity to gender neutrality? Read More »

Neuroscience as a Catalyst for Legal Evolution: Criminal Law Adapting to Scientific Findings About the Adolescent Brain

Criminal law should continue to adapt to new scientific findings about how adolescent minds work. Read More »