The High Life
This Is Why Weed Makes Some People Anxious
It’s a cruel irony that the very people who could benefit from weed’s relaxing effects are often the ones who don’t feel them.
The Burnout and Escapism Issue
This Is Your Brain on Hate
Researchers are studying how white supremacism may rewire people.
The Most Unknown
Scientists Still Don’t Totally Understand What It Means to Be Conscious
Axel Cleeremans, a psychologist and researcher, has spent the last 30 years trying to figure it out.
This Condition Makes You Unable to Recognize Familiar Faces
We spoke to people who have it about how they deal.
These Brainwave Artists Are Crafting the Future of Immersive Experiences
Investigating the nature of human consciousness and connectivity through the use of EEGs as an artform.
The Creators Project
The Rare Condition That Makes You Instantly Forget What Friends and Lovers Look Like
With a rare neurological condition called aphantasia, my inner thoughts are only vague sounds and facts—no pictures, tastes, textures, or smells.
I Have a Rare Visual Disorder That’s Like Being on Psychedelics All the Time
"It's a really unique kind of brain problem," says neurologist Dr. Jason Barton.
We Interviewed the Doctor Behind the World's First Vaginal Speaker
The Babypod plays music for your fetus.
Why We Need to Better Understand Psychosomatic Illness
We spoke to neurologist and author Suzanne O'Sullivan about her new book, <i>It's All in Your Head</i>.
There Is Now a Brain Implant that Can Control Emotions Wirelessly
But can human beings be trusted to be in complete control over their emotional reality?
Josiah M. Hesse
Here's a Giant Glowing 3D-Printed Fruit Fly Brain
MIT researcher Nicolas Aimon has 3D printed a beautiful and accurate light-up model of a fruit fly's tiny brain.
Mind-Controlled Magnets Move A Fluorescent Green Pool
"Solaris" uses a brainwave-reading headpiece called the Emotive Epoc to control a pool of green slime with thought.