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Robert Sapolsky

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    Why Your Brain Hates Other People

    And how to make it think differently.

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    Why Your Brain Hates Other People

    And how to make it think differently.

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    My Personal Hero: Robert Sapolsky on Rudolf Virchow

    Germany, 1865. A man, wealthy and powerful, gets into an argument with a colleague who calls him out for being the habitual liar that he is. Enraged, he challenges his accuser to a duel. The challenger has a military background and is no stranger to weapons and dueling. The challenged, a meek physician scientist, has […]

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    To Understand Facebook, Study Capgras Syndrome

    This mental disorder gives us a unique insight into the digital age.

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    Caitlyn Jenner and Our Cognitive Dissonance

    While biology shows us gender can be fluid, our brains struggle to see it that way.

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    Caitlyn Jenner and Our Cognitive Dissonance

    While biology shows us gender can be fluid, our brains struggle to see it that way.

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    Dude, Where’s My Frontal Cortex?

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

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    Dude, Where’s My Frontal Cortex?

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

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    On the Origin of Celebrity

    Why Julia Roberts rules our world.

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    Metaphors Are Us

    War, murder, music, art. We would have none without metaphor.