Sophia Papp emerged from an accident with her personality transformed. She tried to continue on as before—until she realized she could reinvent herself.
Individual choices and habits help the climate. Understanding how people think can make it happen.
As psychedelic therapies for mental health go mainstream, companies are recruiting chemists to create patentable versions of hallucinogens. Critics say it’s all a bad trip.
A small group of schizophrenia researchers thinks that personal narratives can tell us what test scores and brain scans can’t.
A woman grew up without her left temporal lobe, which highlights how amazingly plastic the brain is.
While observing fearful memories take shape in the brains of fish, neuroscientists saw an unexpected level of synaptic rewiring.
Researchers observed chimps in Gabon applying insects to wounds—and it’s raising big questions about animal altruism and self-medication.
Scientist and writer Camilla Pang explains what the rationality of science showed her about making better decisions, processing feedback, and feeling like an outlier.
Harvard researchers used lab-grown clumps of neurons called organoids to reveal how three genes linked to autism affect the timing of brain development.