SA-Mind & Brain

SA-Mind & Brain

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SA Forum is an invited essay from experts on topical issues in science and technology. Our society is running into problems with brain research. To identify...

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Many of us have known a dog on Prozac. We've also witnessed the eye rolls that come with canine psychiatry. Doting pet owners—myself included—ascribe...

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If you’re a senior citizen, music in the background may be distracting. But for younger people—experts at multitasking—it’s apparently no big deal. That’s according...

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Four years ago schools and day cares in western Washington embarked on an experiment. Too many kids in the state were going without needed...

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Plenty of us have felt the lifeless lull of a dragging workday — the monotony of cubicles and computer screens; the crawl of afternoon...

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So it's Valentine's Day. And you still haven't got a date. Well, if you happened to be combing through the scientific literature for inspiration,...

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“The average cost overrun since 1976 for the Summer Olympics is 252 percent.” Smith College economist Andrew Zimbalist, who specializes in sports economics. “So on average...

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We often equate quality with cost. Even when it comes to healthcare. The more pricey a drug, the better it must be.  And now a...

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Winter is high time for humidifiers. Because dry air can irritate your throat. But a new study finds that arid conditions might have influenced...

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What does it take to get ahead at the office?  It's well-known that personality influences professional prowess, as high earners tend to be extraverted,...