Why we love repetition in music.
A profile of cognitive scientist Douglas Hofstadter, who has spent the last 30 years trying to replicate the human mind.
What neuroscience is learning from code-breakers and thieves.
“In the computer age, it is not hard to imagine how a computing machine might construct, store and spit out the information that ‘I am alive, I am a person, I have memories, the wind is cold, the grass is green,’ and so on. But how does a brain become aware of those propositions? ”
What fragmented reading experiences do to neural circuitry. (It’s not good.)
The not-so-underground culture of neuroenhancing drug use, and where it’s headed.