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Mind Over Matter

In his Fred Kavli Keynote Address at the opening ceremony of the 2015 APS Annual Convention in New York City, APS William James Fellow Michael I. Posner examined how attentional networks in the brain develop from childhood to adulthood and showed how these networks can be harnessed and trained to improve the human condition in the modern world. ... More>

Mental Health for the Masses

Mental Health for the Masses

Ricardo Muñoz thinks that MOOCs get a bad rap. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses, Internet-based higher education available to anyone in the world, regardless of age or qualifications, […]... More>

How a Habit Becomes an Addiction

Barry J. Everitt of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, outlines neural evidence that helps to explain why 20-30% of drug users descend into addiction. ... More>