brains

psychology

Experts Explain Why You Laugh When You Shouldn't

Like, really shouldn't.
Rebecca Kamm
1.19.18
Health

Why Ketamine is the Best Drug on Earth

An emergency-room doctor explains why he routinely sticks his patients in the K-hole.
VICE Staff
7.25.17
Stuff

Cracking the Cranial Vault: What It Feels Like to Perform Brain Surgery

It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
10.23.16
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 Shrooms All the Time

"It's a really unique kind of brain problem," says neurologist Dr. Jason Barton.
Kate Richardson
4.24.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can’t Sleep in a Hotel Because Your Brain Is in Survival Mode

According to science.
Mike Pearl
4.24.16
Art

Art, Science, and Folklore Tackle the Mysteries of Human Consciousness

Delve into the oddities of human consciousness at 'States of Mind,' a new exhibit at London's Wellcome Collection.
Kevin Holmes
2.8.16
Stuff

New Study Says Cocaine ‘Makes the Brain Eat Itself’

But, like: does it? <i>Actually?</i>
Joel Golby
1.19.16
Stuff

How Cannibals Might Cure Degenerative Brain Diseases

The Kore tribe in Papua New Guinea ate its dead during a prion epidemic called kuru. Eventually, many of the cannibals developed a resistance to kuru altogether.
Mark Hay
9.7.15
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
8.17.15
Installation

Brain-Shaped Light Installation Feeds on Your Thoughts

It's like an infinity mirror for brainwave interpretation.
Beckett Mufson
6.15.15
Music

Watch a Man Play Guitar While Getting Brain Surgery

Scalpel. Forceps. Six string.
Beckett Mufson
6.4.15
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