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ORIGINAL
Video/Neuroscience

A happy life is built on pleasures such as sex and food, but also company and variety

7 minutes

Idea/Cognition & Intelligence

The bilingual brain: why one size doesn’t fit all

Angela Grant

Video/Cognition & Intelligence

Optical illusions show how past experience dramatically influences perception

4 minutes

Idea/Social Psychology

Dishonesty gets easier on the brain the more you do it

Neil Garrett

Video/Neurodiversity

How the ‘Island of the Colourblind’ made Oliver Sacks rethink ‘normal’

6 minutes

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Idea/Cognition & Intelligence

On shared false memories: what lies behind the Mandela effect

Caitlin Aamodt

Essay/Neuroscience

Living in the now

She can paint, but not name a painting; learn new music without knowing a tune. Lonni Sue is teaching us much about memory.

Michael D Lemonick

Essay/Neuroscience

Maps in the head

How animals navigate their way around provides clues to how the brain forms, stores and retrieves memories

Kate Jeffery

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Idea/Childhood & Adolescence

Five-month-old babies know what’s funny

Gina Mireault

Essay/Neuroscience

Here’s looking at you

Filmmakers have tapped laws of perception still unexplored by neuroscience to create a visual feast in the brain

Jeffrey M Zacks

Video/Mind & Body

Odourless world: what smell means to those who don’t have it

9 minutes

Idea/Neuroscience

Final decision? Why the brain keeps on changing its mind

Stephen M Fleming

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Essay/Mental Health

The lizard inside

Like a reptile lodged within me, paranoia hatches unbelievable conspiracies that my mind embraces with stunning naivety

Roberta Payne

Video/Mood & Emotion

How the sounds of solitary confinement might be worse than the isolation

3 minutes

Essay/Neuroscience

Mesmerising

Look into my eyes: the fantastical history, mysterious healing power and emergent neuroscience of hypnosis

Erik Vance

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Idea/Neuroscience

How video games unwittingly train the brain to justify killing

Teodora Stoica

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Essay/Neuroscience

The real problem

It looks like scientists and philosophers might have made consciousness far more mysterious than it needs to be

Anil K Seth

ORIGINAL
Video/Neuroscience

Aristotle was wrong and so are we: there are far more than five senses

6 minutes

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Idea/Neuroscience

Some people really are wired better for learning languages

Angela Grant

Essay/Neuroscience

The open mind

The most vivid part of the mind bubbles up through sensation and new experience when unencumbered by analytical thought

Daniel J Siegel

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Idea/Neuroscience

How the cute Pikachu is a chocolate milkshake for the brain

Joel Frohlich

Video/Neuroscience

Music of the mind: a stunning string quartet created through brainwaves

9 minutes

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Idea/Neuroscience

Some patients in a vegetative state can still communicate

Tommaso Bruni

Idea/Neuroscience

How a mother’s voice shapes her baby’s developing brain

Kate Fehlhaber

Video/Neuroscience

What will we do when neuroimaging allows us to reconstruct dreams and memories?

4 minutes

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Idea/Neuroscience

How subtle eye signals help turn-taking in conversation

René Müri

Idea/Neuroscience

The fugue of life: why complexity matters in neuroscience

Joel Frohlich

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Essay/Sleep & Dreams

Dreams and revelations

The world’s great religions and spiritual journeys emerged from dreams and visions. Neurochemistry tells us how

Patrick McNamara

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Essay/Psychiatry & Psychotherapy

Spiritual emergency

After decades of practising as a psychotherapist, I am convinced that our treatment of psychosis is thoroughly wrong-headed

James Carpenter

Video/Neuroscience

After a century of trying, have scientists successfully mapped the human brain?

2 minutes