I'm a writer with a background in neuroscience & Japanese. Before writing, I worked in brain imaging labs studying sleep, memory & aging.
Researchers are investigating how hallucinogens might be used to model—and develop treatments for—psychosis
Ketamine’s remarkable effect bolsters a new theory of mental illness.
"Fiction softens the border between you and me, between me and me, between the reader and the writer."
A new brain-scanning technique could change the way scientists think about human focus.
The people “best” at suicide are known for upbeat moods and energetic drive.
"We are good for each other, like deep sea fish and the bacteria that keep them aglow."
The phone rang; a woman answered. Our awkward opening was brief. “This is my first time,” I said. “I’m not sure how this is supposed to go.” She said she’d be happy to listen.
How David Foster Wallace Takes Readers Places They Don’t Like to Go
One day, scientists will be able to “see” the images and memories in our minds
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Japan has a sex problem, and digital dating could help fix it. So why are single people there so reluctant to dive in?