Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising. Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would
Put some coffee on and get cookin'. Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier. Put some coffee on and get cookin'. Monkey-Bread Danish Danish meets monkey bread.
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When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain. That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering