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mental health

Narcolepsy Gave Me Disturbing Spiritual Visions

"A miracle and a disorder met at a perfect confluence of science and faith."
Virgie Townsend
5.11.18
body
body

Evolution Might Be Part of the Reason You Suck at Singing

Human skill with the voice evolved after our ancestors split from other apes.
Michel Belyk
Joseph F. Johnson
Sonja A. Kotz
5.9.18
Your Brain
Your Brain

Mental Health Research Needs More People to Donate Their Brains

At a certain point, we need to turn to the human brain for answers about human mental illness.
Shayla Love
5.3.18
mind
mind

You Can Trick Your Brain Into Being More Focused

There are four different kinds of creative flow.
Caroline Williams
5.2.18
brain
brain

What It Might Mean If You Get Deja Vu A Lot

That weird feeling can be traced to certain parts of the brain.
Shayla Love
4.23.18
Your Brain
Your Brain

Brain Tumors Caused This Neuroscientist To Lose Her Mind

"I became a monster, basically, in my own body, with my own personality exaggerated to the point it became a caricature of myself."
Shayla Love
4.3.18
Your Brain
Your Brain

This Common Painkiller Does Some Interesting Things To Your Mind

Besides getting rid of your headache, OTCs might change our responses to reminders of our death, the intensity of our mind wandering, or how much we value our possessions.
Shayla Love
3.27.18
Your Brain
Your Brain

We Need to Stop Talking About the Brain Like It's Separate From the Body

We think that the brain is more powerful, mysterious, and self-contained than it really is.
Shayla Love
3.20.18
psychedelics
psychedelics

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.
Shayla Love
3.2.18
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