Newberg & Waldman’s Compassionate Communication

The dynamic duo of Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman who brought us “Born to Believe: God, Science, and the Origin of Ordinary and Extraordinary Beliefs” and “How God Changes Your Brain: Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist,” have … READ MORE>>

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It’s Elementary, My Dear Watson!

by Susan Hornik This fall, CBS is doing their own contemporary version of Sherlock Holmes, this time with a few twists:  it’s set in New York City (vs London) and his counterpart, Watson, is a woman! Brainworld talked to Jonny … READ MORE>>

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Thinking About Parenting How brain processes affect you and your kids by Julie Haire If you’re a parent, you’ve no doubt grumbled something about losing your mind. According to clinical psychologist Jonathan Baylin, who, along with Daniel A. Hughes, wrote … READ MORE>>

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Numbers Game: Kiefer Sutherland returns to TV in Touch New drama counts on child savant to show how we’re all connected by Gerri Miller Does a kid with a beautiful mind hold the secrets to the universe? In the new … READ MORE>>

PRODUCTS

by Jeff Leavell 1. Looking for a shortcut to enlightenment, creativity, and longer, healthier living? Power up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment, by neuroscientist David Perlmutter, MD, and medical anthropologist Alberto Villoldo, PhD, is a six-CD set offered by … READ MORE>>

The Science of Sin: The Psychology of Seven Deadlies (and Why They Are So Good for You)

by Simon M. Laham, PhD (Three Rivers Press, 2012) Since early Christian times, the seven deadly sins have been decried as primary impediments to a morally pure way of life. Experimental social psychologist Simon M. Laham presents us with a … READ MORE>>

FUTURE BABBLE: WHY PUNDITS ARE HEDGEHOGS AND FOXES KNOW BEST

by Dan Gardner The world will end in 2012. Or will it? Prognostication is a rife, global passion and pundits provide inexhaustible commentary on the future—whether on the economy, climate change or anything in between. Journalist Dan Gardner peers through … READ MORE>>

DO NOT GO GENTLY INTO THE NIGHT

Prevention of Alzheimer’s is within our control. by Amy Klein Alzheimer’s disease afflicts an estimated 33.9 million people worldwide—5.3 million in the United States alone. Most cases begin after age 65. But the condition is not inevitable. In his new … READ MORE>>

BLOGS: THE NEUROSCIENCE CHRONICLES

NEUROSCIENCE BLOG If you’ve ever wondered about conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, brain tumors or epilepsy, you might want to visit the Neuroscience Blog, which seeks to “inform users on the many different neurological conditions that affect millions of people … READ MORE>>

BOOK ROUNDUP

The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock L. Eide and Fernette F. Eide (Hudson Street Press, 2011) What do Steven Spielberg and Anne Rice have in common? Both are dyslexic. In The Dyslexic Advantage: … READ MORE>>

BOOK: THE OPTIMISM BIAS

PQ1: Older people are just as optimistic as younger ones. PQ2: Analytical people are just as optimistic as individuals who are less analytical. PQ3: Optimists are more likely to take vitamins, eat low-fat diets and exercise, thereby reducing their overall … READ MORE>>

Must Buy Product Now: How Neuromarketing Taps In To Your Mind

The brain has become marketing’s best potential weapon against a difficult economy. READ MORE>>

Lights, Camera, Action: The Brain In Film

From Frankenstein to Hitchcock’s Spellbound, films bring to life our best and worst moments in the mind. READ MORE>>

Puppy Love? It’s All In Your Brain

When I pet a dog and look into her eyes, it’s releasing a brain chemistry in me that was designed to bond mother and infant. READ MORE>>

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