This edition of Scientific American Mind
contains seven fascinating articles. First, a look at the psychology of food. Then, you'll learn how a rare disorder is offering new insights into the nature of pain, and how troubled teenagers don't necessarily have immature brains. Also, there's promise for damaged or diseased brains, as they could soon get a boost from prosthetic implants. Plus, there are surprising new findings that hint that lithium may offer hope as a treatment for neurological ailments like Alzheimer's disease.
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