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psychedelics
psychedelics

This Is What LSD Does to a Musician’s Creative Process

When melodies mimic the arc of an acid trip, the result can be some really adventurous music.
Suzannah Weiss
2.13.18
psychedelics
psychedelics

I Took Shrooms and Made Up Nonsensical Words

Thinking up nonsense words is a common effect of psychedelics.
Suzannah Weiss
2.7.18
besties
besties

Brain Science Confirms You And Your Best Friend Really Do Think Alike

Not only are you genetically similar to your friends, you think a lot like them too.
Shayla Love
2.2.18
Your Brain
Your Brain

Do You Hug Left or Right?

The answer might say something fundamental about your brain.
Shayla Love
1.31.18
Brains on trial
Brains on trial

Should A Criminal With Brain Damage Get A Lighter Sentence?

Whether or not we're ready, neuroscience is being used in court.
Shayla Love
1.25.18
mind
mind

Why Some People Are More Creative Than Others

Creative brains are wired differently.
Roger Beaty
1.16.18
mind
mind

Millions of Americans Hear Constant Ringing in Their Ears

Why can't we make it stop?
Markham Heid
1.16.18
anxiety
anxiety

Testosterone May Help People With Social Anxiety

The hormone can make eye contact feel less awkward.
Nick Keppler
12.12.17
mental health
mental health

The Manual We Use to Diagnose Mental Illness Is Unreliable and Confusing

“Concentration difficulty” appears as a symptom of depression, anxiety, ADHD, and PTSD.
Kelly Gola
11.22.17
Sex
Sex

Why Couples Fight More When They're Having Less Sex

Hormones are only part of the story.
Mark Shrayber
11.8.17
psychedelics
psychedelics

Active Ingredient in Shrooms Could ‘Reset’ Brains of Depressed People

Next year, researchers plan to test psilocybin against a leading antidepressant.
Jesse Hicks
10.13.17
mental health
mental health

The Brains of Highly Distracted People Look Smaller

You can watch TV or play on your phone—but maybe don't do both.
Markham Heid
10.12.17