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The Neurologist Who Diagnoses Psychosomatics

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

Existential Comfort Without God

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

The Transcendence of Tantric Sex

A psychologist argues science can take a lesson from ritual about how to heal.

The Beauty of Crossed Brain Wires

Synesthesia makes ordinary life marvelous.

The Fine Line Between Reality and Imaginary

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

Why People Feel Like Victims

Getting to the core of today’s social acrimony.

The Weak Case for Grit

Where’s the evidence that grit predicts success?

How to Quiet Your Mind Chatter

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

Want to Get Out Alive? Follow the Ants

Ants show that emergency exits can work better when they’re obstructed.