Your Brain Takes Out The Trash While You Sleep

For centuries, sleep has been more of a mystery to evolution than the duckbill platypus. Yet despite its weirdness, like every animal, even the platypus needs its zzz’s. Considering this unconscious function has been conserved across species and the fact … READ MORE>>

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10 Things You Should Know About Superstition

My sister called me and told me her trip was cursed. It was a sign. No matter what she tried, she couldn’t seem to get to the airport. I told her not to trust her instincts, to try harder and … READ MORE>>

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The Neuroscience of Infidelity: “Flame Addiction”

When most people think of infidelity, they don’t think of junkies injecting heroin or smoking crack cocaine. They ought to, because the behavior that takes place during an affair mimics exactly the behavior of a drug addict. Like a moth … READ MORE>>

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Cultivating Compassion

Rather than describing when I have a headache, I try to look at days I don’t have one. In the past three years, that count has been zero, and I can’t remember before that. They became a problem in 2008. … READ MORE>>

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