A collection of 14 posts
Neural firing and wiring in our most stubborn behaviours
Could a conscious mind exist without a human brain? If not, then what about your robot, your pet dog, your soul and your God?
On the malleable nature of memory
Would teleportation transport you or kill you? And what exactly are “you” anyway?
The circadian cycles of sickness and health
Understanding the neuroscience of addiction and drug tolerance
Habits are conditioned. But here are some research-backed techniques to make or break any habit.
Face blindness, communication, and neurodiversity in digital social life
How dopamine helps you pick your battles
A short primer on your longest nerve
What our sense of smell can tell us about language, memory, and how we handle trauma
Are we basically two people at once?
It’s not just about turning text to thoughts: how you read, and what you read it on, can literally change your brain.
In your telephone-line, it enables eavesdropping. In your brain, it could be the mechanism behind metaphors.