Last week, indie pop singer-songwriter Grimes gave made an appearance on astrophysicist Sean Carroll’s Mindscape podcast. During the segment the pop singer, who studied neuroscience before pursuing...
Hotel worker Gerod Buckhalter has struggled with an opioid addiction since he was 18 years old, even overdosing twice. “I’ve had every type of treatment you could think of,” the now-33-year-old...
Are you’re tired of pumping your brain full of psychoactive stimulants every day so you have the energy to take on your school, work, or family responsibilities? Are you looking for a healthier and...
So far, the field of giving the blind back some of their sight using glasses-mounted cameras and electrodes implanted into the back of the eye hasn’t resulted in giving patients 20/20 vision — far...
In May, the World Health Organization declared video game addiction a mental health disorder, and stories abound of gamers’ inner lives being ruined by their consoles and computers. But one video...
You are going to die. It’s an undeniable fact of life that could send practically anyone spiraling down into a pit of despair where nothing matters and everything is pointless. Yet despite knowing...
It’s possible that some neuroscientists working with lab-grown “mini brains” may have crossed an ethical line by creating and experimenting on sentient life. At least, that’s the warning that a...
I just got hopelessly lost in a bizarre new text adventure game, but for once it wasn’t entirely my fault. That’s because the game, appropriately named GPT2 Adventure, is written by an artificial...
Have you ever felt like you need some kind of class for life? Not the subjects that are normally taught in school, like English or math or history, but more practical stuff, like job interviews...
A lot of nutritional supplement companies market nootropics as miracle smart drugs, making all sorts of unfounded claims about what they can do. However, there are some companies that take things...