The Boston Globe Magazine | February 25, 2018

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How science fixed my wandering mind

Could a stint in a Boston lab change my brain? I was willing to find out. By Caroline Williams

The focus of camps at Highland Mountain Bike Park is in the name.

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Action sport summer camps might even make your kids smarter

Kids can learn rock climbing, skateboarding, parkour and more at New England camps, and get a cognitive boost to boot. By Meaghan O’Neill

Best of the New

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/BOTNFood0114mag.jpg Boston’s 46 best new restaurants

Check out our dozens of picks for any budget, including pitch-perfect Italian-American cuisine, Chinese eateries, seafood and lunch spots, and more.

Bostonians of the Year

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/boty1217xef_art.jpg 2017 Bostonian of the Year (and 8 inspiring honorable mentions)

Dr. Ann McKee’s work may change football forever. Plus, intrepid teens, dissenting women, caring congregations, visionary scientists, and other engaged citizens making Boston stand out.

The Muck affair

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/110517cover.jpg Sex, spies, and the national anthem: The BSO scandal you’ve never heard of

One hundred years ago, one of the world’s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston’s famed orchestra.

North End guide

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/northend0129web_lede.jpg Where to eat and what to order in Boston’s North End

15 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, from elegant hideaways to buzzy trattorias to (lots of) incredible pizza.

Boston Rocks

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/xref0611cover.jpg When Boston rocked

Take a tour of your youth with this ode to the gritty clubs, home-grown talent, and visiting acts that made Boston’s music scene so mesmerizing in the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.

Miss Conduct

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/23/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/miss%20conduct-3447.jpg Advice: I’m 64. Is it fair to ask for a seat on the T?

I expect younger folks to gladly stand up on the T when someone older comes along.

Dinner With Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cupid0225comp.jpg Blind date: ‘My body started to cry out for more cold medication’

Will cold and flu season thwart these daters?

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cooking0420main.jpg Recipes: Salmon stars in three casual and hearty winter recipes

The fish is a year-round superstar.

Your Week Ahead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/SuitCROPPED.jpg Five things to do, Feb. 26-March 4

New Discovery Museum (re)opens, Steven Pinker’s new book, Mardi Gras Indians in the South End, and more.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/CROPPED.jpg Rich color and custom paint make for a dramatic dining room

The recently relocated home owners wanted their Newton Victorian to be both stylish and family-friendly.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/16/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/17edgemont-ext.jpg For sale: Homes in towns with municipal electric utilities

Forty-one Massachusetts communities operate their own electric utilities, including Braintree and Hingham.

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How running (slowly) helped one dad bond with his daughters

Training for races gave us the gift of time, even though they lapped me.

Comments

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Readers share their thoughts on mandatory retirement, making the most of time spent in the car with children, and more.

2017 Women & Power

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/10292017cover.jpg The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Mass.

The Commonwealth Institute and the Globe Magazine acknowledge standout company and nonprofit leaders in fields ranging from construction to the arts.

2017 Top Places to Work

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/TPTWcover1119-3396.jpg Winning workplaces

More than 75,000 employees nominated nearly 340 workplaces across Massachusetts. The 125 best across four categories, small to largest, are here.

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