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Brain Culture: How Neuroscience Became a Pop Culture Fixation
Brain Culture: How Neuroscience Became a Pop Culture Fixation

Debunking the phrenology of our day, or why self-help books offer the cognitive science equivalent of snake oil.

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How Music and Language Mimicked Nature to Evolve Us
How Music and Language Mimicked Nature to Evolve Us

How auditory cheesecake was made with mother nature’s milk, or why our brains were not designed for reading.

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Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day One
Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day One

What 86,000 neurons have to do with privacy, the Magna Carta, and the world’s fastest piano player.

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Do You See What I See? BBC on the Subjectivity of Color Perception
Do You See What I See? BBC on the Subjectivity of Color Perception

Why you should wear red on your next date, or what an African tribe can teach us about the color of water.

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Brain Bugs: The Glorious Imperfections of Our Brains
Brain Bugs: The Glorious Imperfections of Our Brains

What our memory lapses have to do with optical illusions, advertising, and the bliss of ignorance.

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Incognito: David Eagleman Unravels the Secret Lives of the Brain
Incognito: David Eagleman Unravels the Secret Lives of the Brain

What seeing rainbows has to do with artificial intelligence and the biology of infidelity.

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