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The right angle

Among its many peculiarities, the human brain has a habit of not responding in the same way to identical inputs. This may be due to the fact that our eyes and ears are noisy instruments, or because signals move in a stochastic fashion from neuron to neuron. It may also simply be a matter of context. 

  • It’s the End of the Gene As We Know It: We are not nearly as determined by our genes as once thought, by Ken Richardson
  • How We’ll Forget John Lennon: Our culture has two types of forgetting, by Kevin Berger
  • How Black Holes Nearly Ruined Time: Quantum mechanics rescued our understanding of past and future from the black hole, by Andrew Turner & Alex Tinguely
  • This issue also includes contributions by: Sara Batkie, Johnny Bontemps, Enrico Brehm, Christian H. Cooper, Ferris Jabr, Jonathan Lambert, Lewis A. Lipsitz, Gabriel Lynch, Jena Pincott, John Rennie, Michael Segal, and Paul J. Steinhardt.