<p>Senior staff writer, Features. </p>
In China, instead of "How are you?" people often ask, "Have you eaten?" During the pandemic, sending my mom a picture of my dinner was a reassurance that I was safe.
Professors are starting to orient Charles Darwin within a rich history of people from all cultures who have grappled with the mechanisms of life.
Taking nootropics—supplements that promise to enhance mental function—could expose you to high doses of unapproved drugs, in combinations that have never been studied in humans.
Body illusions can give a person the experience of inhabiting another's body. When that happens, we learn just how much the physical self can influence the way we think and feel.
“This is a topic that scientists in the fields of mental health are not just uninterested in—it is actively repugnant."
A virus doesn’t care how much money you have or where you live. Yet, the pandemic has shown in the starkest terms that inequality kills—and what to do about it.