This issue of
Scientific American Mind contains six fascinating articles.
In the cover story, "Burned Out," you'll find out that if you're feeling overwhelmed by the demands of your job, you're definitely not alone. You'll also hear about new research that finds older workers are not necessarily slower than younger workers, and they often make fewer errors; you'll go inside the extraordinary memory of Kim Peek, the savant who was the inspiration for Rain Man; you'll learn about the latest advances in treating epilepsy; you'll go on an amazing "date" with a highly-advanced android; and you'll hear a leading expert's advice for encouraging children to think creatively.
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