Your Brain Actually Doesn’t Suck At Passwords
You can remember a combination of random words or characters, you just need to train your brain.
Dawn of the Rat-Brained Robots
In the 2000s, lab-grown brains flew planes and drove robots—but real-world applications remain basic, and a very long ways off.
A History of the Ice Pick Lobotomy
Lobotomy is a procedure that involves slicing tiny slivers through the frontal lobes of the brain, reached through holes bored in the top of the skull. It was an early way psychiatrists thought they could dramatically alleviate madness and suffering in pe
Are Our Brains Really Just Computers?
Do you see a rabbit or a duck? Is memory like RAM or a symphony?
This Is Your Brain on Technology
Are we performing a society-wide experiment on ourselves?
The Top 5 Fictional Characters That Are Literally Just Brains
You can’t body-shame these brain-only characters.
Born Again Brains
The human brain continues to regenerate even in adulthood, thanks to adult neurogenesis, or the birth of new neurons from parental neural stem cells.
What It's Like to Live with Half a Brain
There are people living with parts, halves, or more of their brains removed all around the US
What Happens When We Upload Our Minds?
The technology to transfer our brains to computers is coming. But will our digital copies actually be us?
The Paralysed Man Who Can Control a Robotic Arm With His Thoughts
Erik Sorto is trialling out a pioneering neural implant that lets him control a robotic arm with his brain.
Are Photographic Memories a Hollywood Myth?
Why it's impossible to prove a memory is photographic.
The Race to Map the Brain So We Can Upload It Into a Computer
Neuroscientists talk about mind uploading a lot more than you'd expect.