Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Folha de SP

Calm down your hippocampus

Write the column, correct exams, deliver the report, call the contractor who didn’t show up, answer the accumulated emails, use the microscope, pay bills, go ...
Folha de SP

Help your child say yes!

Watch out for the challenge: one, two, three and… Don’t think of a pink elephant! Did you get it? I doubt it very much. The ...
Folha de SP

The problem with saying no

The intention is the best possible: to prevent them from being run over, destroying the house, taking what isn’t theirs, falling off the wall or ...
Folha de SP

Adolescence is a brain thing

Pick a book about the brain at random and you’ll probably read that most of the brain’s transformations take place during the first three years ...
Folha de SP

Sexual preference or choice?

Human beings find it incredibly difficult to accept that they are animals. Special in many ways, it’s true – but an animal nonetheless. We like ...
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