How do we prevent robots from turning on their human masters?
Neural firing and wiring in our most stubborn behaviours
What science can tell us about dreams and consciousness.
Could a conscious mind exist without a human brain? If not, then what about your robot, your pet dog, your soul and your God?
On the malleable nature of memory
Is mathematics really an abstract academic subject? Actually, it’s all around us.
The Werther Effect is triggered by media coverage. But can media be the solution as well as the problem?
The circadian cycles of sickness and health
Your use of technology may be changing the way your brain works. But so is everything else.
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
How dopamine helps you pick your battles
Why a partner when a puppy will do?
Leave me alone with my phone
Master or slave?
A history of the universe in verse
How humans find meaning when they can’t find the answers.
How come our Universe was fine-tuned to enable the miracle of Life?
How to measure the immeasurable — and why it can sometimes go wrong.
Criminals usually pay for their misdeeds. But who is really to blame for crime?
Can diagnoses depend on your doctor’s mother tongue?
Are we basically two people at once?
How long does your brain take to buffer? And what’s that got to do with your big toe?
How fast does time move? The answer depends on what you’re thinking.
It’s not just about turning text to thoughts: how you read, and what you read it on, can literally change your brain.
Thinner than thread and stronger than steel, silk is not simply for snares.
The conscious, the subconscious, and the neural network of your smartphone’s keyboard.
You go to sleep. What happens next?
I was reading a ‘book’ the other day. It was designed quite well.
Light, sight, and why things may not be the same colours they look.
When cars get self-conscious: a brief look at the Volkswagen scandal.
In your telephone-line, it enables eavesdropping. In your brain, it could be the mechanism behind metaphors.
What you speak is what you think. Or is it the other way round?
If you’ve ever clicked the first search result you received, then the answer is yes.
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