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‘To what extent can the anxious learn to be calm, the apathetic discover purpose? Can new habits help us live more meaningful lives?’

December 2019

A Letter from Christian Jarrett

Christian is a cognitive neuroscientist turned science writer and editor. His most recent book is Great Myths of The Brain (2014). He can be found on Twitter as @Psych_Writer

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Edition 26

Aeon on the complexities and controversies of mental health treatment. A selection of favourite Essays by senior editor Christian Jarrett


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Letters from the Editors

‘To what extent can the anxious learn to be calm, the apathetic discover purpose? Can new habits help us live more meaningful lives?’

December 2019

A Letter from Christian Jarrett

Christian is a cognitive neuroscientist turned science writer and editor. His most recent book is Great Myths of The Brain (2014). He can be found on Twitter as @Psych_Writer

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‘Language is evolutionary, but if the words we use can be changed with a few keystrokes, the thoughts behind them take their time.’

November 2019

A Letter from Elena Seymenliyska

Elena graduated in English from Queen’s University, Belfast. She worked as an academic book publisher before training as a journalist and has worked for The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian.

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‘My experience of Aeon has been one of happy unlearning. Now, being forced into a state of not-knowing is my indicator of a great read.’

October 2019

A Letter from Molly Williamson

Molly studied English Literature at the University of Sheffield in the UK. She has been a transcriber for the podcast series Philosophy Bites, and is interested in literary theory, political philosophy and anything to do with the ocean.

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Aeon Editions

Edition 26

Aeon on the complexities and controversies of mental health treatment. A selection of favourite Essays by senior editor Christian Jarrett

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Edition 25

Aeon on changing wisely, from personal ethics to linguistic evolution. A selection of favourite Essays from sub-editor Elena Seymenliyska.

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Edition 24

Aeon on challenging convictions and the power of not-knowing. A selection of favourite Essays from editorial assistant Molly Williamson.

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