mensa Weekly Update MultiBriefs
Subscribe
Contact Us
Media Kit

Browse Categories

Browse by Date

Do male and female brains process depression differently?

Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, carrying with it the heaviest burden of disability among mental and behavioral disorders. Depression affects twice as many women as men, regardless of racial and ethnic background or income....

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
Search past issues
Search products and services

Speech is generally believed to start with our very first cry at the moment we enter the world. In fact, however, it begins much earlier. We can already understand individual sounds in the womb. From then on, it would appear that speech develops paradoxically in the course...

source: Nautilus

In the textbook explanation for how information is encoded in the brain, neurons fire a rapid burst of electrical signals in response to inputs from the senses or other stimulation. The brain responds to a light turning on in a dark room with the short bursts of nerve impulses,...

source: Scientific American

There's new evidence that mild pulses of electricity can relieve depression — if they reach the right target in the brain. A study of 25 people with epilepsy found that those who had symptoms of depression felt better almost immediately...

source: NPR

By the summer of 1940, World War II had been raging in Western Europe for nearly a year. During the Battle of Britain, German aircraft bombed London and industrial centers and blockaded seaports. The United States, meanwhile, was...

source: IEEE Spectrum

The newest robotic resident of Mars defied the odds and landed safely on the surface, despite the thin atmosphere and strong gravity. On 26 November, Mars InSight faced six and a half minutes of terror, charring its heat shield, flinging...

source: NewScientist

On the morning of November 11, just before 9:30 UT, a mysterious rumble rolled around the world. The seismic waves began roughly 15 miles off the shores of Mayotte, a French island sandwiched between Africa and the northern tip of Madagascar. The waves buzzed across Africa,...

source: National Geographic

RECOMMENDED:

Powered by MultiBriefs
7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063

Subscribe to Weekly Brainwave

*Email:
*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Company:
Title:
Street Address:
City:
State / Province:
Zip / Postal Code:
Country:
Are you a member of MENSA? Yes   No
Privacy Policy
X