A few extreme cases show that people can be missing large chunks of their brains with no significant ill-effect – why? Tom Stafford explains what it tells us about the true nature of our grey matter. much
Psychologist Alice Haddon explores the intriguing relationship between our minds and our muscles. Most of us are aware that a positive attitude can improve health and speed recovery from illness, but this
My son looked at me expectantly, waiting for an answer to what he obviously thought was a simple question. We were watching the Mets game on TV – he’d started playing Little League a few weeks earlier.
Why, throughout human history, have people been so drawn to fiction? When an English archaeologist named George Smith was 31 years old, he became enchanted with an ancient tablet in the British Museum.