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The Pressure to Perform
Are those who perform before the public—hundreds, thousands, even millions of spectators at a time—at heightened risk of mental illness? It’s complicated.
By Carl Sherman

Migraine: The Road to New Targeted Drugs
The 2021 Brain Prize went to four people whose independent research led to useful treatments for a disorder affecting a billion people.
By Brenda Patoine

Magic of the Mind
After receiving his degree in neurobiology, our author decided to pursue a career as a magician, a profession that requires a unique understanding of how the mind works.
By Daniel Roy

Podcast with Daniel Roy (on Soundcloud)

Brain Trees
A sampling of work by Dana Simmons, Ph.D., a neuroscientist who created works of art from the beauty she saw through the use of microscopy to study autism.
By Bill Glovin



Notable brain science findings

Briefly Noted

By the Numbers, Brain on the Web


A few brain science books that have recently caught our eye

Neuroethics Column: False Hope and Deep Pockets

By Philip M. Boffey

Clinical Corner Column: A Conversation Worth Having

By Adam P. Stern, M.D.



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