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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.

Our Mind-Boggling Sense of Smell

How your brain identifies an aroma from its minute molecular traces is a marvel.

The Neurons That Appeared from Nowhere

How an accident led to what could be a medical revolution.

The Hard Problem of Breakfast

How does it emerge from bacon and eggs?