How dopamine helps you pick your battles
On the malleable nature of memory
The circadian cycles of sickness and health
Understanding the neuroscience of addiction and drug tolerance
Habits are conditioned. But here are some research-backed techniques to make or break any habit.
Face blindness, communication, and neurodiversity in digital social life
Would teleportation transport you or kill you? And what exactly are “you” anyway?
A short primer on your longest nerve
What our sense of smell can tell us about language, memory, and how we handle trauma
Are we basically two people at once?
We like to think that each one of us is only one kind of person, a whole
comprised of various facets and feelings. And as an extension of that, we like
It’s not just about turning text to thoughts: how you read, and what you read it
on, can literally change your brain.
This piece began in my quest to try and find an answer to the age-old de...
In your telephone-line, it enables eavesdropping. In your brain, it could be the
mechanism behind metaphors.
I was speaking to a friend on the phone the other day, when I suddenly heard the
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