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29/01/2023 - 14:15
When I was five years old, my grandmother gave my younger sister and me a picture book which outlined in detail how a man and a woman have...
09/12/2022 - 13:52
Regular readers of Aeon+Psyche will be familiar with the dilemma that such a discovery poses: the powerful influence of this great mind,...
21/11/2022 - 13:49
One of his proudest inventions was a homemade burglar alarm that alerted him whenever his parents entered his room. He used a microscope to...
30/10/2021 - 14:06
Behind it lies the motor cortex, responsible for planning and coordinating movement. To the sides: the temporal lobes, crucial for memory...
20/09/2021 - 13:12
Speaking on his approach to growing his fans, he says that, if a picture doesn’t receive a certain number of ‘Likes’ within a set time, it...
15/09/2021 - 16:25
Conspiracy theories have long been part of American life, but they feel more urgent than ever. Innocuous notions like whether the moon...
09/11/2020 - 17:50
It’s as much a personal hope as a hope for civilization: If we’re already running at full capacity, we’re stuck, but what if we’re using...
23/07/2020 - 12:41
"More than half of community-dwelling individuals sixty years and older express concern about declining cognitive abilities," states the...
19/01/2020 - 14:25
Phil Kennedy stared at the glasses for a moment. Then his gaze drifted up to the ceiling and over to the television. “Uh … uh … ai … aiee...
18/09/2018 - 16:18
Daily Dilemmas You might find yourself one day in a restaurant with friends and, feeling a little adventurous, you order a plate of...
15/08/2018 - 15:06
Most of them have focused on money. When asked whether they would prefer to have, say, $150 today or $180 in one month, people tend to...
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...

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