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Mapping the Brain’s Interior Landscape

Like social networks, the brain has a multitude of connections — one hundred trillion of them. As we go through life, the people we meet and our relationships change those networks. Yet little is known about our wiring. In recent years, however, scientists have gotten much closer to mapping the pathways underlying our [ … ]

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Time in a Bottle: The Mystery of Déjà Vu

You’ve probably recently had a moment wherein you’ve stopped and realized that, in some subtle detail, it all seems familiar: the same person waiting in line for coffee, wearing the same shirt, or the same car passing you on the way to work every morning. What’s happening? Many claim they’re having a moment that the English language doesn’t quite have a word for. [ … ]