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Age Wise

Some old brains look and work like those of twenty-somethings

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That strange sense of feeling younger than you are is very common

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Drugs like ketamine and psilocybin offer patients a new perspective on their experiences with racism

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YOUR POOR PANDEMIC BRAIN

Your executive control center has helped your mental health survive the pandemic thus far. Here’s how to strengthen it for the future.

Illustration: Carolyn Figel


Author P.E. Moskowitz on March 11, 2021, in Brooklyn, New York. Photos by Yael Malka for Elemental

Why ketamine is just right for these dissociative times


The Nuance

How expectation, emotion, and other neurocognitive factors affect our perception of pain

Illustration: Kieran Blakey for Elemental


Your Poor Pandemic Brain

The toll a year of loneliness, stress, fear, trauma, and loss takes on the structure and function of the brain

Animation: Carolyn Figel for Elemental


The Nuance

New research may shake up science’s understanding of the brain and consciousness

Illustration by Kieran Blakey for Elemental


New technology could be a game-changer for neurological disorders

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Experts say trying new things can go a long way for the brain

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