the brain

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Remember This

Inside the minds of two people, one with the world’s best memory and one with the world’s worst.

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The Strange Neuroscience of Immortality

The scientific case for brain preservation and mind uploading.

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The Split Brain: A Tale of Two Halves

The impact, both on researchers and patients, of a radical treatment.

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The Forgetting Pill Erases Painful Memories Forever

“In the very near future, the act of remembering will become a choice.”

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Some Assembly Required

On the recovery of snowboarder Kevin Pearce, who suffered a massive brain injury five days before the 2010 Olympics.

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The Brain on Trial

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.

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Metamorphosis

How a burst blood vessel transformed the mind of a deliberate, controlled chiropractor into that of an utterly unfiltered, massively prolific artist.