14 Results

Consciousness Is Just a Feeling

With help from Freud, this neuropsychologist locates consciousness in choice.

Martin Luther Rewired Your Brain

How mass literacy, spurred by Protestantism, reconfigured our neural pathways.

A Clash of Perspectives on Panpsychism

What panpsychism does—and does not—explain about consciousness.

Why Monster Stories Captivate Us

Our brains are compelled by category violations.

This Man Says the Mind Has No Depths

Nick Chater argues our brain is a storyteller, not a reporter from an inner world.

Why Are So Many Monsters Hybrids?

The captivating horror of category violation.

Bias in the ER

Doctors suffer from the same cognitive distortions as the rest of us.