Odd Brains

Why Powerful Teams Don't Get Stuff Done

Before returning to academia for a Ph.D., Angus Hildreth spent a decade in the corporate world as a consultant...

Brain Origins of Mystical Experience

While lots of people were happily celebrating the start of a new millennium in the early days of 2001...

'Cat-gras' Delusion: The Man Who Thought His Cat Was an Impostor

An older man in Massachusetts had a truly nightmarish experience: a sneaky feline impostor found a way...

Lucid Dreaming May Help Us Unravel the Mystery of Consciousness

We spend around six years of our lives dreaming – that's 2,190 days or 52,560 hours. Although we can...

Seeing Dead People

Inge's boyfriend always texted her before bed on nights they did not spend together. So when the text...

Murder on Autopilot

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

HPPD: The Psychedelic Trip That Never Ends

Several years ago, a man came to a Canadian hospital seeking help for an odd affliction: whenever he...

Memory Styles: We Don't All Remember Our Lives in the Same Way

When you rifle through your memories, what details stick out to you? If you could travel to Paris, would...

Do Planes Really Make Us More Emotional?

In 2011, journalist and author Brett Martin made an embarrassing public confession via the radio show...

The Extravert Edge, and How the Rest of Us Can Use It

If you're the type who spends parties hovering by the chip bowl, counting the minutes until you can leave...

How Donald Trump Brainwashes

They don't call it a winning attitude for nothing. Politicians and salespeople alike are known for scheming...

People with Different Diseases Hallucinate Different Music

Most of us know what it's like to encounter an earworm, one of those songs that you just can't get out...

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