Table of Contents The Brain 2009

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Psychiatrist George Vaillant codirects the Harvard Study of Adult Development, the longest-running effort to identify what makes a good life so good. One essential finding: We are all wired for love.
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Two neuroscientists say that a now-extinct race of humans had big eyes, child-like faces, and an average intelligence of around 150, making them geniuses among Homo sapiens.
When your brain gets bored, it unleashes the stupidest of all stupid mistakes.
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Men’s and women’s brains really are not the same, neuroscientist Lise Eliot argues—but most of those differences are learned, not inborn.

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