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CATCH A WAVE Created by collections of busy nerve cells, brain waves may help the brain organize information, new studies suggest.


CHANGING MINDS  Many people view the brain as special and separate from the rest of the body. Alan Jasanoff argues that this “cerebral mystique” is the wrong way to think about the brain.

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JOY TO ANGUISH  Depression in new mothers remains a mystery, but new views into the brain and a potential drug offer fresh hope. 

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