Psychology & Psychiatry

Why your best idea may be your second favorite

Michelangelo reportedly said the job of every sculptor is to discover the statue inside the stone, then work around it. Liberate the form.

Autism spectrum disorders

Understanding autism: new research dispels common assumptions

Sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg has made headlines not just for her passionate climate activism, but because she is outspoken about having autism. However, her treatment by some members of the media—even ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Differences in replacement level fertility point to inequalities

The percentage of the world's population that is above or below the "replacement level of fertility" has long been used as a measure of demographic development. A new study revisited how this metric is calculated and how ...

Neuroscience

Decision-making process becomes visible in the brain

Without hardly noticing, we make countless decisions: to turn left or right on the bus? To wait or to accelerate? To look or to ignore? In the run-up to these decisions the brain evaluates sensory information and only then ...

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