Introduction: Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
Chapter 1: Stroke: We Can and Must Do Better--Improving Stroke Prevention and Treatment Now, Louis R. Caplan, M.D.
Chapter 2: Searching for a New Strategy to Protect the Brain, Nicolas Bazan, M.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 3: Why Not a National Institute on Pain Research?, Kathleen M. Foley, M.D., with Maia Szalavitz
Chapter 4: A Brain Built for Fair Play, Donald W. Pfaff, Ph.D.
Chapter 5: Unshackling the Slaves of Obsession and Compulsion: A Brain Success Story, Judith L. Rapoport, M.D., and Gale Inoff-Germain
Chapter 6: Are We in the Dark About Sleepwalking's Dangers?, Shelly R. Gunn, M.D., and W. Stewart Gunn
Chapter 7: Knowing Sin: Making Sure Good Science Doesn't Go Bad, Henry T. Greely, J.D.
Chapter 8: The Intuitive Magician: Why Belief in the Supernatural Persists, Bruce Hood, Ph.D.
Chapter 9: Bringing the Brain of the Child with Autism Back on Track, Diane Chugani, M.D., and Kayt Sukel
Chapter 10: Toward a New Treatment for Traumatic Memories, Margaret Altemus, M.D., and Jacek Debiec, M.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 11: Elephants That Paint, Birds That Make Music: Do Animals Have an Aesthetic Sense?, Lesley J. Rogers, D.Phil., D.Sc., and Gisela Kaplan, Ph.D.
Chapter 12: Transforming Drug Development Through Brain Imaging, Paul M. Matthews, M.D., D.Phil., FRCP
Chapter 13: Hardwired for Happiness, Silvia Helena Cardoso, Ph.D.
Chapter 14: A Cerebrum Classic: Hope for "Comatose" Patients, Nicholas D. Schiff, M.D., and Joseph J. Fins, M.D.