Selecting a President and Vice President

Our brain’s organization biases it towards preferences and decisions that enhance our survival and the quality of our life. These biases are evident during the current presidential campaign, and five underlying brain properties seem especially significant. A Social Species Humans are a social species and this gives us an important advantage over species in which […]

Depressed Like You: The Myth of Teen Angst

From a distance depression can seem like no big deal. After all, who doesn’t feel a little down in the dumps sometimes? But depression in America is a big deal and it’s projected to become an even bigger and more serious issue in the next two decades. The World Health Organization believes depression will be […]