This week, Cosmos shares a few stories on the mind that we've had — quite appropriately — on our minds.
Maps highlight malfunctions in the mind
Advances in brain scanning are allowing psychiatrists to move from cautiously diagnosing symptoms to actually seeing the underlying malfunctions of the mind. Read more
Scientists peer inside the infant mind
In a long-term effort to 'reverse-engineer' infant cognition, researchers have shown how babies are able to preform sophisticated analyses of how the physical and social world around them should behave. Read more
Why clever people believe silly things
Yes Virginia, clever people do believe in stupid things. And you can blame it all on evolution. Read more