On how our brains and bodies find pleasure in poetry. Advertisements
On what is lost when we spend our lives trying to avoid feeling alone.
An interview with James Harris—author of Hume: An Intellectual Biography—on misconceptions, skepticism, and Humean lessons.
Engaging in behavior antithetical to a given goal can increase the chances of eventually achieving it.
What happens to the mind when the body looks its best?
Does speaking in a second language make you a more moral person?
The neurology behind why creatives are so often depressed — and why they tend to make awful lovers