The kindled brain
If each bout of depression, bipolar disorder or PTSD makes another more likely, should sufferers stay on medication for life?
Imagination is ancient
Our imaginative life today has access to the pre-linguistic, ancestral mind: rich in imagery, emotions and associations
On the happy life
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Lucius Annaeus Seneca, 64 CE
Honestly, it’s fine!
Tight-lipped, frosty and fake, the passive-aggressive person never quite takes the blame. Is this always a bad thing?
A theory of creepiness
A bear chasing you is simply scary but a guy with a big mouse’s head can give you the creeps. What’s the difference?
Pepperheads love the hit of a habanero, the kick of a bhut jolokia. But what’s the allure of a fruit designed to repel?
My spotless mind
Imagine purging life’s disturbing events. If you could alter or mute your worst memories would you still remain yourself?