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What Does It Mean to Be Human?
What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Primates, philosophers, and how subjectivity ensures the absolute truth of our existence.

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Chart Wars: The Steering Power of Data Visualization
Chart Wars: The Steering Power of Data Visualization

Data-washing, why designers are not to be messed with, and how seeing really is believing.

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Color and the Brain: Beau Lotto’s Optical Illusions
Color and the Brain: Beau Lotto’s Optical Illusions

What tsunamis have to do with online banking, public transit and better street cred for geeks.

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This Is Your Brain on Love
This Is Your Brain on Love

Why love is not an emotion and how obsessive thinking begets romantic joy.

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FaceSense: Mind-reading from MIT
FaceSense: Mind-reading from MIT

70’s-style mind-reading for the digital age, or why we all say one thing and mean another.

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Notes & Neurons: Music, Emotion and the Brain
Notes & Neurons: Music, Emotion and the Brain

From axons to a cappella, or why music gives us chills and thrills.

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