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The Most Dangerous Muse

Parkinson’s disease gave her the gift of creativity.

Brain Damage Saved His Music

After a chunk of his brain was removed, guitarist Pat Martino got his groove back.

These Are Their Brains on Silence

How silence affects the scientists who study it.

Ingenious: Christof Koch

The neuroscientist tackles consciousness and the self.

How Your Brain Decides Without You

In a world full of ambiguity, we see what we want to see.

How Jocks and Mathletes Are Alike

Seven sports that come down to how well your neurons play.

San Francisco Is Smarter Than You Are

The city is a big brain that can solve big problems.

This Is Your Brain on Silence

Contrary to popular belief, peace and quiet is all about the noise in your head.

Dude, Where’s My Frontal Cortex?

There’s a method to the madness of the teenage brain.