Psychedelics Open a New Window on the Mechanisms of Perception
Hallucinatory drugs may allow our brains to let go of prior beliefs.
The English Professor Who Foresaw Modern Neuroscience
Science and the humanities weren’t separate cultures to this critic.
The Trouble with Brain Scans
An aspiring cognitive scientist faces the sketchy truth about fMRI.
That Is Not How Your Brain Works
Forget these scientific myths to better understand your brain and yourself.
I Am a Heroin User. I Do Not Have a Drug Problem
Carl Hart says drug addiction is often distorted by scientists and the media.
Dreaming Is Like Taking LSD
A new theory explains that dreaming opens our minds to unexplored possibilities.
Reading, That Strange and Uniquely Human Thing
How we evolved to read is a story of one creative species.
Outwitting the Grim Reaper
Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin on how to age successfully.
Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV
Is memorizing a string of words a key to what makes the human brain unique?
Are We Wired to Be Outside?
A neuroscientist searches for the roots of feeling innately connected to nature.