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From the pages of Scientific American magazine: "The Science of Persuasion" reveals how sales people and politicians, as well as friends and family, get others to agree to what they want.
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In this issue: "Why Startups Are Struggling" by James Surowiecki; "Why Kickstarter's Glowing Plant Left Backers in the Dark" by Antonio Regalado; "Inside Facebook's Artificial Intelligence Engine Room" by Tom Simonite; "Find Out Which Appliance Is Sucking All Your Power" by David Talbot; "Juiced-Up Home Wi-Fi for $10 Extra a Month? It’s Coming." by Stacey Higginbotham; "How Stores Will Use Augmented Reality to Make You Buy More Stuff" by Elizabeth Woyke; "The Sacramento Kings' New Stadium Is Wired for Virtual Reality" by Tom Simonite.
The cover story in this issue explains how creativity and brilliance arises in all of us. Then, we'll take a look at the latest theories behind the experience commonly known as 'deja-vu'. Also, we'll learn about a mental breakdown that causes apathy so extreme it could become deadly, as well as Capgras syndrome, a perception disorder that causes people to think their loved ones have been replaced by extraterrestrial body doubles.
First, hear about fish-shaped reptiles that thrived in the oceans while dinosaurs ruled the land. Then, learn about the evolutionary history of whales, the mammals that conquered the seas. The most famous of all dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus Rex, gets a fresh look as scientists re-examine fossil evidence for clues as to the tyrannosaur¿s actual behavior. Also, learn about some ancient Australian marsupials that were as ferocious as they were bizarre. Then, "Which Came First, the Feather or the Bird?", and more.
Ricki Lewis, a science writer with a Ph.D. in genetics, reports on how after a decade and a half of tragic setbacks scientists now believe that gene therapy is ready to enter the clinic.
This edition of Scientific American Mind contains seven articles. The cover story deals with synesthesia, when senses blend together in the brain. Also in this issue: thrill seeking, intelligence drugs, power trips, first impressions, the winter blues and lastly better work through relaxation.
The odds of finding another planet with Earth’s exact mineral composition are astronomically long, a mineralogist using tools borrowed from ecology calculates. Reproducing Earth’s mineral makeup elsewhere has a 1 in 10200 chance of success, Robert Hazen of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C., said December 6.
Most people think of synchronized swimming, which gained Olympic status in 1984, as a newcomer sport that dates back only as far as Esther Williams' midcentury movies. But the aquatic precursors of synchronized swimming are nearly as old as the Olympics themselves.
In this issue: "Ascent of Mammals": Recent fossil discoveries reveal that evolution began laying the groundwork for their rise to world domination long before the dinosaur-killing asteroid cleared the playing field. "Stellar Fireworks": Every year thousands of exploding stars appear in a bizarre assortment of forms. Astronomers want to know what makes them go boom. "Preventing Tomorrow's Climate Wars": The U.S. military is taking steps to limit the chance that worsening droughts, rising sea and melting Arctic ice will hasten uprisings that threaten national interests.
How digital transparency became a force of nature. No secret is safe in the digital age. The implications for our institutions are downright Darwinian.
In this issue: "Sleep on It!": Your nightly rest turns out to affect your mind and health more than anyone suspected. "Neutrinos at the Ends of the Earth": Dozens of particles from halfway across the universe have landed in the IceCube experiment at the South Pole. These messengers could help answers some long-standing cosmic conundrums. "The Fat Gene": The genetic mutation in prehistoric apes may underlie today's pandemic of obesity and diabetes. "Stars of the Dead": Mysterious tables of astronomical information have been found in 4,000-year-old coffins. What in the world was their purpose?
I'm sitting in Gordon Wetzstein's lab at Stanford University with a hacked-together prototype of a head-mounted display strapped to my face, using a wireless Xbox controller to manipulate a series of 3-D models: a lion, a chessboard filled with chess pieces, an espresso machine, and so on. The images are fairly simple, run-of-the-mill models—the kind that anyone could download from the Internet. What is interesting, though, is what happens as I stare at the models, turning them with the controller so I can inspect them from different angles.
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When tragedy strikes, most of us ultimately rebound surprisingly well. Where does such resilience come from?
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In this issue: "The Brain Boosting Power of Video Games": Shooting zombies and repelling aliens can lead to lasting improvement in mental skills. "Our Place in the Cosmos": The Milky Way turns out to be part of a massive supercluster of galaxies that forms one of the largest known structures in the universe. This discovery is only the beginning of a new effort to maps the cosmos. "Ebola's Second Coming": Brain deficits and more torment many virus survivors in Liberia. The top suspects are hidden viral remnants and immune system overreactions.