The Shocking Thing About the Brain
An electrical-stimulation technology with promising new uses comes from a dark age that still has a lot to teach us.
Keep Running, Never Get Over the Hill
Elite athletes are now maintaining their level of performance in their 40s and beyond. What can they teach the rest of us?
Are You a Wizard or a Prophet?
A new book argues that technology and environmentalism clash. But that’s not a useful way to think about the future.
A Composer and a Neuroscientist Walk into a Bar …
In “The Runaway Species,” Anthony Brandt and David Eagleman try to unlock the secrets of creativity. by Michael Hawley