For a flight to be imperiled by a simple and preventable manufacturing or maintenance error is an anomaly with ominous implications.
John Downer | Feb 28
A simple dice game shines a bit of light on the psychology of regret.
Geoffrey Engelstein | Feb 26
“Every category is a simplification to some degree; it throws away information about the thing.”
The Editors | Feb 15
Whenever someone waxes poetic about terraforming alien worlds, it’s worth taking a moment to consider the ethical implications of the proposal.
Erika Nesvold | Feb 12
If we want to understand our consciousness, we must not be afraid to break new ground.
Marc Wittmann | Jan 25
Only when clinicians dispel stereotypes about psychosis and understand the complex ways hallucinations can offer meaning, comfort, and purpose to patients can they truly guide them toward recovery.
Abigail Gosselin | Jan 15
An excerpt from Emmanuelle Pouydebat’s “Sexus Animalis,” an illustrated guide to the amazingly multifarious sex lives of animals.
Emmanuelle Pouydebat | Translated by Erik Butler | Jan 5
On Milan Hausner, the Sadská clinic, and the rise and fall of LSD psychotherapy behind the Iron Curtain.
Ross Crockford | Jan 2
The evolution of beat perception likely unfolded gradually among primates, reaching its pinnacle in humans.
Henkjan Honing | Dec 14, 2023
Although it leaves few written traces, the work of preparing specimens is a crucial component of scientific research.
Caitlin Donahue Wylie | Dec 7, 2023