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Freeman Dyson on Tool-Creation, Technology, and What Makes a Scientific Revolution
Freeman Dyson on Tool-Creation, Technology, and What Makes a Scientific Revolution

“In every human culture, the hand and the brain work together to create the style that makes a civilization.”

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Jesse Bering on the Adaptive Value and Neurochemistry of Heartbreak
Jesse Bering on the Adaptive Value and Neurochemistry of Heartbreak

The science of why it’s possible to actually die of a broken heart.

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The Scientific Cure for Hangovers
The Scientific Cure for Hangovers

Everything you (n)ever wanted to know about the aftermath of partying, and then some.

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E.O. Wilson’s Advice to Young Scientists
E.O. Wilson’s Advice to Young Scientists

“What is crucial is not that technical ability, but it is imagination in all of its applications.”

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The Science of Waiting and the Art of Delay
The Science of Waiting and the Art of Delay

Exploring the intersection of time and decision-making to shine a light on what it means to be human.

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Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life
Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life

What 25 years of research reveal about the cognitive skills of happiness and finding life’s greater purpose.

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