Joshua Foer

4 articles

Thinking Like a Dolphin

The question for researchers isn’t “How smart are dolphins?” It’s “How are dolphins smart?”


Remember This

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


Utopian for Beginners

An amateur linguist loses control of his creation.


Caveman: An Interview with Michel Siffre

In 1962, Siffre spent two months living in total isolation in a subterranean cave, without access to clock, calendar, or sun. Sleeping and eating only when his body told him to, his goal was to discover how the natural rhythms of human life would be affected by living “beyond time.”