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Lunch & Learn: Understanding the Teen Brain

Lunch & Learn: Understanding the Teen Brain

This event is SOLD OUT. To be placed on a waiting list, please call 210-821-6094, or email info@mindscience.org Enjoy a delicious lunch in the intimate surroundings of the Argyle Club, while learning how to best support the teens (or future teens) in your life....
The Neuroscience of Friendship

The Neuroscience of Friendship

We all need friends. Deeper and more numerous friendships promote health, well-being, survival, and even financial success. By the same token, social exclusion and the loss of social partners result in feelings similar to physical pain. Impairments in the ability or...
The Teen Brain

The Teen Brain

Online ticket sales are now closed. Please purchase your tickets at the door. Just what IS going on in the teen brain? Join Abigail Baird, PhD (Vassar) as she shares how the neurological growth spurt of adolescence dictates how we learn to consolidate, generalize and...
Why Study Consciousness?

Why Study Consciousness?

Why are top scientists increasingly interested in researching human consciousness? Because the quest to solve the puzzle of human consciousness – the very essence of our being – is one of the great problems of modern science. For 2000 years, the questions...
Is All Anger Bad? Debunking the Myths Surrounding the Emotion

Is All Anger Bad? Debunking the Myths Surrounding the Emotion

By Deepan Guharajan, B.S. In the popular Pixar Movie “Inside Out”, the emotion, Joy, says “[Anger] cares very deeply about things being fair.” This becomes apparent when Riley—the protagonist in the film and whose emotions are heavily involved in her decisions—has a...

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