neurology

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.
Suzannah Weiss
3.9.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how white supremacism may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.13.18
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.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.9.18
head games

This Condition Makes You Unable to Recognize Familiar Faces

We spoke to people who have it about how they deal.
Lea Surugue
11.18.17
Art

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
10.18.16
Stuff

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.
Trevor Risk
8.21.16
Stuff

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.
Kate Richardson
4.24.16
Features

We Interviewed the Doctor Behind the World's First Vaginal Speaker

The Babypod plays music for your fetus.
Gigen Mammoser
1.20.16
Stuff

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>.
Hope Whitmore
8.27.15
tech

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
8.16.15
Design

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.
Beckett Mufson
10.29.14
Art

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.
Beckett Mufson
9.10.14
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