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Neurological illnesses have fueled the plotlines of hundreds of films, from Rain Man to the Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything. Mary V. Spiers has created a new website to inform the public about the accuracies and myths in cinematic portrayals of brain disorders. ... More>
In his painting The Treachery of Images, René Magritte warned that illustrations aren’t the same as the real thing. Guest columnist and APS Fellow Jürgen Margraf, of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, uses the painting as a metaphor for many diagnostic constructs. ... More>
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Featured articles: “Shining the Light on Dark Personalities” and “Health Psychology Meets Neuroscience: Brain↔Body” ... More>
Some brains stay strong despite showing all the biological signs of dementia. Psychological science is identifying specific lifestyle defenses against cognitive decline. ... More>