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What It’s Like to Be an Ant

Why Your Brain Hates Other People

And how to make it think differently.

The Multiverse of 1686

Speculation on multiple universes goes back farther than you might think.

When Neurology Becomes Theology

A neurologist’s perspective on research into consciousness.

What Pushes a Person to Suicide?

The Case for Less Solidarity

The surprising effects of reducing empathy for your own ingroup.

A Linguist Responds to Cormac McCarthy

If language began as a virus, here’s how it spread.

Are You a Self-Interrupter?

Distraction in the technology age.

The Oldest Problem in American Prisons

U.S. prisons aren’t prepared for an inmate population that is getting older and sicker.