103 Results

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.

Outwitting the Grim Reaper

Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin on how to age successfully.

Reading, That Strange and Uniquely Human Thing

How we evolved to read is a story of one creative species.

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.

The Neurology of Flow States

Why time vanishes when you’re jamming.