Yaron Steinberg’s Brain

Yaron Steinberg has created an installation to show how he imagines his brain. We know about the neurons, the synapses, the neurotransmitters, and some of us have had the privilege of seeing these in person, under the disconcertingly objective lens...

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That’s Uncanny!

“Creepy” may be the more apt colloquial term, but “uncanny” is how scientists describe the feeling you get when looking at an almost-but-not-quite-real-enough simulation of a human’s face. It may be a robot, the AI in...

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Blaming the Right Person

David Eagleman discusses in his recent article for The Atlantic the increasingly fuzzy line between nature and nurture and how it will play into our judicial system. In recent years, it has become clear that who we are is dictated by both our genes...

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