Mind Over Money

Emerging Discipline Looks at the Neurobiology of Economic Decision Making Having given themselves over to the messy emotional forces and stubborn cognitive tricks that complicate our efforts to be rational, many decision scientists are now surveying a new frontier: the biology that underlies economic behavior. In the past several years More

A Different Battle

Better equipment has increased soldiers’ survival rates in explosions in Iraq, but they come home with brain injuries that have doctors scrambling for answers. At Walter Reed Army Medical Center, neuropsychologist Louis M. French is on the front lines of a scientific battle against a new kind of enemy. Corporal More