neurology

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how extreme ideology may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.17.18
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
9.6.18
The High Life

Everything You Need to Know About K2, the Dangerous Weed Knockoff

“There’s nothing 'natural' about it. They’re just deadly chemicals made in a lab."
Rajul Punjabi
6.8.18
You, Explained

This Is Why Some People Hate Being Tickled

What makes people more ticklish than others?
Suzannah Weiss
5.17.18
Science

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

Only to realize 'Star Trek' had already explained the process in a 1988 episode.
Yannah Alfering
4.24.18
Weed

Your High Is Probably Going to Change As You Get Older

This is why weed might affect you differently than it did five years ago.
Suzannah Weiss
4.20.18
Bug sex

Male Fruit Flies Love to Cum, and Turn to Alcohol If They Can't

A new study creates a red light district for flies.
Becky Ferreira
4.19.18
Sleep

Why You're Still Tired After Sleeping In

Your Saturday afternoon fog, explained.
Suzannah Weiss
4.12.18
Case Report

A Common Food Brought on This Woman’s Psychosis

“She did not conform to any known psychiatric illness.”
Shayla Love
3.13.18
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
2.6.18
psychedelics

I Took Ayahuasca and It Did Nothing

Your first time may actually be your least wild.
Suzannah Weiss
1.10.18
You're Smarter Than That

How to Tell the Difference Between a Bad Headache and a Brain Tumor

Relax. It's probably not time to put your affairs in order just yet.
Joanne Spataro
1.4.18
0106