Ben Ehrlich reports on a recent talk given by neurophilosopher Patricia Churchland on the topic of her new book about morality and the brain, entitled Braintrust.
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Dreams are seemingly all anybody talks about in the Spanish Golden Age drama La vide es sueño (Life is a Dream). In that classic by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, the crown prince of Poland — Segismundo — has been imprisoned by his father since...
The innovative Brainwave series at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City is back, and with a theme of DREAMS. Ben Ehrlich recaps the most recent Brainwave event.
It's a loaded subject, but science says there's no denying that men and women are different in the head. Contributor Kimberly Epperson sends in a dispatch about a talk given by Donald Pfaff, author of "Man and Woman: An Inside Story of Neurobiology...
Nicholas Carr spoke last week at the New York Academy of Sciences about his book "The Shallows," which argues that Internet use is harming our brains. Here Noah Hutton offers his criticism of Carr's theories.
The American Museum of Natural History in New York has a new exhibit called “Brain: The Inside Story“. Ben Ehrlich was on hand for its media preview and sends this Dispatch about the show.