In our November/December issue:
Dyslexia Studies Catch Neuroplasticity at Work — Studies that help scientists identify the parts of the brain that grow stronger as dyslexic children learn to read open a window into how the brain rewires itself.
Brain Responds Quickly to Faces — Humans need only a few milliseconds to judge a facial expression and decide whether to trust another person or not. Recent studies shed light on how we make that judgment, as well how context can influence our response.
'Exercise in a Pill' Has Cognitive Implications — The ideas behind a new 'exercise pill' might benefit not only those hoping to shed pounds, but also those suffering from Alzheimer's and other cognitive problems.
Intuition, Memory Help Us Keep Track of Numbers — While some people seem to be endowed with a special ability to remember numbers, researchers suggest that we all have an innate “numbers sense”—and that memorization skills may boil down to repetition.
And in News from the Frontier: Nerve stimulation therapy may treat chronic headache, Being internet savvy may have cognitive benefits, Pathway to obesity found, Learning to overcome fear acts as antidepressant in mice