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The Neurons That Appeared from Nowhere

How an accident led to what could be a medical revolution.

The Hard Problem of Breakfast

How does it emerge from bacon and eggs?

Your Brain in Love

Anthropologist Helen Fisher tells us what the biology of love is.

A Neuroscientist’s Theory of Everything

Karl Friston takes us on a safari of his free-energy principle.

Mice on Acid

To get a legal hallucinogen to market, rodents need to take the first trip.

The Brain Cells That Guide Animals

New evidence the neural rules of navigation are universal.

An Existential Crisis in Neuroscience

We’re mapping the brain in amazing detail—but our brain can’t understand the picture.

Where Is My Mind?

The rise and fall of the claustrum epitomizes the hunt for consciousness in the brain.

Reason Won’t Save Us

It’s time to accept the limits of how we think.

Consciousness Doesn’t Depend on Language

We share the basic experience of life with all mammals.