Reading Minds: A Q&A with Dr. Adrian Owen

By Franziska Green Look at someone’s face and you might get an idea of what they’re thinking—if they’re sad, in pain, or feeling unwell. But when a patient is unable to move any part of their body purposefully—as in the … READ MORE>>

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Resilience

How Your Brain Helps You Bounce Back By Steven M. Southwick, MD, and Dennis S. Charney, MD We all respond to stress, trauma and tragedy in our own unique ways. Some people become immobilized by stress and lose their ability … READ MORE>>

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The Power of Green

It’s not just fresh air that helps clear your mind when you take a walk in the park—simply being around plants and trees has a beneficial effect, too. What can numb pain, make you a better person, and help you … READ MORE>>

Speed-Dating
How the Brain Thin-Slices a Face

When considering whether or not to go out on a date with a guy, Samantha Tan, a sophomore at Indiana Wesleyan University, says she pays attention most to the eyes. “I feel like you can get a sense of their … READ MORE>>