Taylor Jolley

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If You’re Not Paranoid, You’re Crazy

As government agencies and tech companies develop more and more intrusive means of watching and influencing people, how can we live free lives?<p><b>I</b> knew we’d bought walnuts at the store that week, and I wanted to add some to my oatmeal. I called to my wife and asked her where she’d put them. She was …

Salt Lake City

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

6 Famous Thought Experiments Explained in 1 Minute Each

Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”<p>The Open University, an online educational institute, took …

Time Travel

The True Science of Parallel Universes, Animated

Some of the greatest minds in science and the humanities have wondered — and attempted to answer — why the universe exists. That is, our universe, <i>the</i> universe, in the singular. But while it might be alluring to imagine what it would be like to live in a universe of ten dimensions, reality is at …

Brain Surgery To Remove Amygdala Leads To Woman's 'Hyper Empathy'

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 09/13/2013 07:47 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>In a strange case, a woman developed "hyper empathy" after having a part of her brain called the amygdala removed in an effort to treat her severe epilepsy, according to a report of her case. Empathy is the ability to …

Inside Out: a crash course in PhD philosophy of self that kids will get first

Pixar’s latest animation is a remarkably intelligent treatment of one of the most complicated and confusing issues in philosophy: the self<p>When you go to see a Pixar film you know you’re going to see something clever, funny and inventive. What you don’t expect, however, is to see a remarkably …