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09/01/2018 - 16:03
Her dismissiveness wasn’t a surprise. By any measure, Freud was one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century. Following his...
11/12/2017 - 18:23
As Mann dived into the topic of boredom, she found that it was actually “very interesting.” It’s certainly not pointless. Wijnand van...
14/10/2017 - 13:21
Animators such as Hayao Miyazaki, Walt Disney and the people at Pixar Studios are masterful at imagination, but they’re only creating a...
06/10/2017 - 16:14
Some of the answers to art’s mysteries can be found in the realm of science. Art is considered the domain of the heart, but its...
05/10/2017 - 12:10
Grey considers aging an engineering problem. The human body is a machine, he told me in the following interview, and like any machine, it...
11/09/2017 - 14:54
They may have been looking too closely. When it comes to the neuroscience of learning, zeroing in on synapse action misses the forest for...
15/08/2017 - 19:08
This is the tyranny of sleep. Every animal on the planet is a junkie hooked on its restorative charms. Scientists have shown that if you...
11/08/2017 - 12:37
In Planet of the Apes, Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel upon which the films are based, space traveler Ulysse Mérou is stranded on a...
21/06/2017 - 12:46
But our personalities don’t only show themselves in our long-term success and well-being. They also correlate with the kind of things we...
12/06/2017 - 16:38
Newton, meanwhile, bragged about the benefits of celibacy. When he died in 1727, he had transformed our understanding of the natural world...
02/06/2017 - 14:33
And the silence, as they say, is deafening. Sitting in here, it’s as if someone has turned the volume up inside of my head. I helplessly...
02/06/2017 - 13:29
I believe, as do most people, that citizens of a democracy have a responsibility to remain informed, but I fear this constant deluge of...

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