neurology

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how white supremacism may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.3.18
Science

This Neurologist Found Out What Happens to Our Brains When We Die

Only to realise 'Star Trek' had already explained the process in a 1988 episode.
Yannah Alfering
4.24.18
Holy Shit

The Encephalophone Is a Real Instrument You Can Play with Your Mind

Researchers at the University of Washington have found that it may also help treat neurological problems.
Andrea Domanick
3.30.17
Stuff

What It’s Like to 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
8.20.16
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
4.23.16
Features

Meet 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
Stuff

We Interviewed a Doctor About PBA, the Neurological Disorder That Causes Uncontrollable Crying

PBA is a brain disorder that causes hysterical crying in happy people, and uncontrollable laughter in sad people. We interviewed one of the doctors leading the research into this strange and oddly damaging phenomenon.
Jabbari Weekes
2.13.14
tech

Canadian Scientists Built a Virtual Map of the Human Brain

Your brain is a complex and marvelous creation. One hundred billion interconnected nerve cells, entangled in a bewildering network of 100 trillion synapses. To help untangle all of that, Canadian scientists have built a new virtual map of the brain...
Paul Tadich
7.15.13
tech

Oliver Sacks' Acid Test

The esteemed neurologist says gobbling down LSD has helped him empathize with patients.
Brian Anderson
8.22.12