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What Are the Medical Benefits of Psychedelics?

I sat down with Professor David Nutt to find out.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Sweden</i><p>After LSD became illegal in many countries in the late 1960s, scientific research into its potential benefits to mental health largely stalled. It's only recently that this topic has become subject to …

Mental Health

Researchers Think They Know How to Make your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early childhood also seems to be …

The Surprising Power Of Really Simple Physics

We’re about halfway through the academic term at Union College, where I’m teaching introductory Newtonian physics using the Matter and Interactions curriculum. We just hit one of my favorite topics from this book (though I’m not sure students would pick this out as a highlight), which is where it …

This Magical Face Holder Will Let You Nap Anywhere And Everywhere

We'll take four, please. 🙋<p>We’re suckers for any gadget that promises to help us sleep on the road.<p>Behold the FaceCradle, a nifty little kickstand for your head that takes regular ol’ travel pillows to the next level.<p>The FaceCradle is composed of a pair of memory foam pillows that can be folded …

How To Think, According To This Winner Of The Brain Prize

MIT's Ed Boyden on thinking, taking notes and rebooting your failures.<p><i>”Synthesize new ideas constantly. Never read passively. Annotate, model, think, and synthesize while you read, even when you’re reading what you conceive to be introductory stuff. That way, you will always aim towards</i> …