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  • My Out-of-Body Experience

    In a sensory deprivation tank, I lost my body and found myself.

  • Paulson_HERO

    The Neurologist Who Diagnoses Psychosomatics

    Suzanne O’Sullivan on what medical science is missing about mysterious illnesses.

  •  Lombrozo_HERO

    Existential Comfort Without God

    Can natural explanations to life’s big questions be as consoling as religious ones?

  • Perkowitz_HERO

    The Beauty of Crossed Brain Wires

    Synesthesia makes ordinary life marvelous.

  • Dijkstra_HERO

    The Fine Line Between Reality and Imaginary

    We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.

  • MacNamara_HERO

    Why People Feel Like Victims

    Getting to the core of today’s social acrimony.

  • Singal_HERO

    The Weak Case for Grit

    Where’s the evidence that grit predicts success?

  • Greene_HERO

    How to Quiet Your Mind Chatter

    To break the tape loop in your head, talk to yourself as another person.

  • Davies_HERO

    What If You Could Describe Your Dreams While Dreaming?

    The potential to hack our dreams opens a new frontier for mental research.

  • Scrivner_HERO

    Why Horror Films Are More Popular Than Ever

    It feels good to control what will terrify you.