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Ingenious: Robert Sapolsky

The primatologist and neurologist talks turbulence—teens, stress, and the information age.

Your Brain Is On the Brink of Chaos

Neurological evidence for chaos in the nervous system is growing.

Michio Kaku Explains Consciousness for You

The gregarious physicist gets inside our brains.

An Expert’s Guide to Celebrity Faces

The way we process faces means that symmetry is only part of the story.

How to Learn to Love Your Doppelganger

Hallucinating yourself can be both a symptom and a tool.

Picasso and Einstein Got the Picture

Breakthroughs in science and art begin with an image.

“We Are Visual Animals, Driven By Images”

The head of the Max Planck Society discusses the science of creative visualization.

Ants Swarm Like Brains Think

A neuroscientist studies ant colonies to understand feedback in the brain.

Building the Perfect Painkiller

Inside the quest to conquer addictive drugs.