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Bringing Computational Modeling to Psychiatry

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science shows how computational modeling -- integrating mathematics, computers, and simulations to model complex systems -- can elucidate clinical dysfunction. ... More>

Finding the Way to a Better Sense of Direction

Individuals with a poor sense of direction improved their ability to navigate through a virtual environment after receiving transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). ... More>

Michael Gazzaniga: Tales from Both Sides of the Brain

Are Corporations People, Too? Your Brain Seems to Process Them That Way

Two new studies examine our moral responses to corporations and their actions, concluding that we unconsciously attribute human-like reasoning to corporations’ conduct. ... More>

Analysis of Social Cognition Predicts Dangerous Drivers

A neuroimaging study finds that safer drivers show more activation in brain areas associated with empathy compared to drivers with a record of traffic violations. ... More>