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Probing the Teen Brain

Adolescence is widely seen as a period of moodiness and risk-taking. Much of that stems from uneven development in the brain during the teenage years. Eveline Crone has used brain […]... More>


Making Room for Wonder in Children’s Lives


Busted Bracket? Science Suggests Strategy to Improve March Madness Picks

Every year, people pore over the available stats in making March Madness picks, but research suggests that thinking about the games in precise detail may actually lead to worse picks. ... More>


Can an Atheist Be in Awe of the Universe?


The Nature of Culture

Douglas Medin has explored scientific reasoning in children and adults across cultures, as well as across urban versus rural populations. His research also has focused on what is known as […]... More>