September 2004

Inside the mind of a terrorist

29 September 2004

“…we should focus on a better understanding of the mind-control tactics and strategies that might make even good people engage in evil deeds at some time in their lives, and […]

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Fight to legalise psychedelic drugs in US

29 September 2004

“Psychedelic drugs are inching their way slowly but surely toward prescription status in the United States, thanks to a group of persistent scientists who believe drugs like ecstasy and psilocybin […]

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The girl with the X-ray eyes

25 September 2004

If you need any more evidence for people’s incredible gullibility, then here it is. She’s from Russia, she has ‘medical vision’ that enables her to look inside you and diagnose […]

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Teens don’t need no health education

24 September 2004

Latest figures show that the number of teenagers smoking is still on the increase, especially amongst young girls. Until its ban in the UK two years ago, the main culprit […]

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Therapeutic benefits of writing

24 September 2004

Having blogged earlier this month about evidence that writing a diary might be bad for you, I’m happy to redress the balance. Not only does this article point out the […]

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Morphine occurs naturally in the brain

23 September 2004

A finding that may have important implications for the treatment of pain. Instead of using morphine, which is addictive, patients can be given a morphine precursor which causes the body […]

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Children create new language

17 September 2004

Is language acquistion an innate function of the brain? This is a favourite question among psychologists and boils down to: do humans have specific ‘circuitry’ built into their brains to […]

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