5 Ways to Save Humanity from a Malicious AI
Russian transhumanist Alexey Turchin plans to outsmart a future artificial intelligence and save humanity.
As psychedelics are integrated into mainstream medicine, experts weigh the benefits and costs of solo versus group therapy.
How to Jumpstart Time After the Pandemic Pause
Our perception of time is fluid. Here are ways to optimize your relationship with time.
Inside the Movement to Decolonize Psychedelic Pharma
As Western medicine brings psychedelics into mainstream use, a growing movement is innovating new business models grounded in reciprocity and inclusion.
How to Change Your Mind Over a Glass of Wine
Becoming an expert in anything, whether it’s wine tasting or mathematics, changes the way you perceive the world.
How to Turn Science Fiction into Science Fact
George Church and Ramez Naam on the limitations of evolution, the power of matchmaking, and why we should send single-cell computers into deep space.
The Wristband that Gives You Superpowers
Neuroscientist David Eagleman aims to give deaf people a new way to hear—and upgrade everyone else’s senses too.
The Limits of Computers That Read Our Minds
A professor in China builds a brain-machine interface that keeps humans fully in charge.
The Trickiest Brain Exploration of All
Karl Deisseroth developed astounding technologies that light up the brain and render it transparent. Yet some of his most compelling breakthroughs still come from listening to patients.
Shake Up the Snow Globe in Your Mind
Michael Pollan explores the neuroscience of psychedelics in this excerpt from his new book.
Round Trips to the Pearly Gates
With better CPR techniques, more people might live to tell the tale of what happens right before everything slips away.
The Genius of Our Lizard Brain
Emotions don’t get in the way of rational thought, says Antonio Damasio. They make it possible.