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Jun. 22, 2012

What Your Brain Looks Like When You Lose Self-Control

New pictures show what happens in the brain when you pass up the pie, but later eat the pudding.

brain, neuroscience, control, desire, impulse, fmri, mri, human behavior, dieting

May. 25, 2012

Breaking Out Of A Web Of Fear

After brief therapy, arachnophobes touch tarantulas and have lasting changes in fear response.

fear, phobias, tarantulas, spiders, heights, flying, public speaking, psychology, scared

May. 14, 2010

MRIs and the Law

Is it possible to use brain imaging techniques in criminal investigations? Should it be allowed?

brain, fmri, iamging, lie detector, neurology

May. 02, 2008

Looking Inside the Human Brain

What's really going on inside your head? We'll talk with scientists using functional magnetic resonance imaging to study the workings of the human brain.

fmri, brain imaging, neurology, psychology, alcohol

Jun. 11, 2010

The Middle-Aged Brain

The author of a new book on the middle-aged brain talks about why owners of an aging brain shouldn't necessarily fear their next birthday.

brain, age, mental health, neurology

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