July/August Observer Volume 26, Number 6

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Orchestras Without a Conductor

[VIDEO] In his keynote address, Michael S. Gazzaniga suggests the brain may work through local gossip rather than central planning. ... More>


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From Molecules to the Mind

[VIDEO] In the Presidential Symposium at the 25th APS Annual Convention, four distinguished psychological scientists took attendees on a psychological and biological tour exploring how we form memories.  ... More>


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Brain Differences Are Not Always Deficits

[VIDEO] In her Bring the Family Address at the 25th APS Annual Convention, language-processing researcher Morton Ann Gernsbacher explained why it makes more sense to accept disabilities like autism as examples of brain diversity rather than viewing them as defects. ... More>


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Biological Bases of Social Behavior

An interdisciplinary theme program at the 25th APS Annual Convention burrowed into the brain for a look at the underlying biological routes of our social behavior. ... More>


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Mastering Our Passions

Effective emotion regulation is a lifelong challenge that may begin in infancy. ... More>