Beautiful Brains

Seeing Earth from Space Changes You – and You Don’t Even Have to Leave the Planet

People who have seen Earth from space report a "cognitive shift in awareness". Space philosopher, Frank...

A Corridor of Sound

From the Book: NeuroLogic by Eliezer J. Sternberg. Copyright © 2015 by Eliezer J. Sternberg, published...

Cubed, Ground, Frozen or Marinated? 4 Scientists Talk Brain Dissection Styles

Dead men don't talk, but their brains can be quite verbose. Depending on how and where one looks, dead...

Your Baby's Amazing Brain Development

A newborn human is, strictly speaking, a bit of a train wreck. Brand-new babies aren't capable of much...

The Brain Reimagined in Mind-Illuminating Portraits

In the last years of the 19th century, Santiago Ramón y Cajal looked down into his microscope and was...

How Your Brain Builds Complex Ideas Out of Simple Words

A commercial aircraft tragically swims into a mushroom cloud of fairies. Shaken by the blast, a novice...

Get Out of the City, Your Brain Health Depends on It

Some people love nothing more than loading up their gear for a weekend, hitting the hiking trail and...

Anonymous Author Offers Tips for Doctors by Sharing Firsthand Account of Psychotic Episode

Several years after being hospitalized for psychosis, an anonymous writer has described the onslaught...

How Much of the Brain Can You Live Without?

One year ago, a 24-year-old Chinese woman walked into a hospital complaining of dizziness and nausea...

Why Kids Love Getting Dizzy

Visit any playground on a warm summer day, and you'll see them: kids whirling on merry-go-rounds, playing...

The Frustrating Search For Free Will

Imagine sitting in a chair, flexing your wrist at random. As far as you know, you decide to flex your...

A Switch Of Hands In An Artist With Parkinson's Disease

A right-handed painter with Parkinson's disease who broke his right arm was able to switch to painting...

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