On living without memories.
Eagleman, a neuroscientist, describes how groundbreaking advances in the science of brain have changed our understanding of volition in criminal acts, and may erode the underpinnings of our justice system.
On a neuroscientist’s personal mission to solve the mystery of how the brain processes time.
An interview with Douglas Hofstadter, who after winning the Pulitzer for Gödel, Escher, Bach retreated into the lab and published only sparingly in technical journals, on what it would mean if a program could generate humor and/or masterful compositions.
The brain of Henry Molaison gave science most of what it knows about memory. Dr. Jacopo Annese believes there’s even more to learn.
A first-person account. “If you’re the sort of person who has only ever had to deal with colds and cuts, food poisoning and the odd virus…what strikes you most is the glacial pace of recuperation.”
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.
Inside the minds of the two people, one with the world’s best memory and one with the world’s worst.