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Rethinking the Placebo Effect: How Our Minds Actually Affect Our Bodies
Rethinking the Placebo Effect: How Our Minds Actually Affect Our Bodies

The startling physiological effects of loneliness, optimism, and meditation.

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Children’s Endearing Letters to Judy Blume About Masturbation, and the Beloved Author’s Response
Children’s Endearing Letters to Judy Blume About Masturbation, and the Beloved Author’s Response

“Dear Judy, I want to ask you a very important question…”

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Sleep and the Teenage Brain
Sleep and the Teenage Brain

How a seemingly simple change can have a profound effect on everything from academic performance to bullying.

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Van Gogh and Mental Illness
Van Gogh and Mental Illness

“One feels as if one were lying bound hand and foot at the bottom of a deep dark well, utterly helpless.”

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Artist Matt Freedman’s Courageous Visual Diary of Cancer
Artist Matt Freedman’s Courageous Visual Diary of Cancer

A graphic chronicle emanating honesty and humor — our two greatest weapons in the face of helplessness.

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The Best Science Books of 2012
The Best Science Books of 2012

From cosmology to cosmic love, or what your biological clock has to do with diagraming evolution.

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