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Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes

The high speed of society has jammed your internal clock.

Why You Keep Dreaming About Being Naked

Are the common elements in our dreams the result of basic biology, or something deeper?

To Be More Creative, Cheer Up

The way to tap your inner Hemingway is not how you think.

Your Brain Can’t Handle the Moon

How the moon stirs tension between your conscious and subconscious minds.

When Bad Things Happen in Slow Motion

Is there more to our experience of time than the foibles of memory?

Five Ways to Lie with Charts

Want to spin your data? Here’s how.

Fooled By Your Own Brain

Don’t be so certain your senses are telling you the truth.

If You Think You’re a Genius, You’re Crazy

Both geniuses and madmen pay attention to what others ignore.

How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math

Sorry, education reformers, it’s still memorization and repetition we need.

The Original Natural Born Killers

In the 1920s, two murderers were defended by science. The infamous case still echoes.