A selection of articles is posted here.

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BODY & BRAIN

Monitor on Psychology

The field of “digital therapeutics,” software designed for diagnosing and treating mental health disorders, is coming into its own.

Monitor on Psychology

Psychological scientists are exploring the causes and effects of atheism. Believers and nonbelievers may have more in common than they realize.

Nautilus

The way to tap your inner Hemingway is not how you think.

New Scientist

Babies absorb information like a sponge. So why do we struggle to recall our first few years?

Nautilus

What happens to our bodies when the bonds of love are breached.


Monitor on Psychology

Psychologists are identifying factors that fan the flames of hostility, and those that might quench them.

Monitor on Psychology

Evidence is mounting that microorganisms in the gut influence mental health—but designing a healthy microbiome won’t be easy.

Nature Outlook

Inflammation is an underlying cause of many cancers — and prostate cancer might turn out to be one of their number.

SCIENCE & ENVIRONMENT

Nautilus

A mother wonders if we are all born with synesthesia.

Nature Conservancy Magazine

A 2020 study suggests letting forests regrow naturally can help boost efforts to fight climate change.

New Scientist

They can count, solve Aristotle’s logic puzzles and appreciate Impressionist art. Don’t underestimate the flying rat.

WWF Magazine

Thanks to one of the most ambitious conservation efforts in history, the big cats are making a comeback.

Nature Conservancy Magazine

The Yunnan Golden Monkey Protection Network aims to protect the species across its entire craggy range.

Nature Conservancy Magazine

Keeping tabs on a threatened bird.

Nature Conservancy Magazine

Scientists are turning to new technologies to better understand animal migrations and protect critical habitats.

New Scientist

The naked mole rat lives for ages, shrugs off chemical stings and never gets cancer.