Some neurology experiments — such as growing miniature human brains and reanimating the brains of dead pigs — are getting weird. It's time to discuss ethics.
Do our thoughts have any meaning whatsoever?
Science has not yet reached a consensus on the nature of consciousness.
Creating an afterlife—or a simulation of one—would take vast amounts of energy. Some scientists think the best way to capture that energy is by building megastructures around stars.
They did really well considering joysticks are not designed for oral use.
In-depth research suggests BDSM practitioners can experience altered states of consciousness that can be therapeutic.
Answering the question of who you are is not an easy task. Let's unpack what culture, philosophy, and neuroscience have to say.
There is a lot we don't know about psychedelics, but what we do know makes them extremely important.
Neuroscientists and ethicists wants to ensure that neurotechnologies remain benevolent.
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UNC School of Medicine researchers identified the amino acid responsible for the trip.
Another study confirms the positive effects of psychedelics on mental health.
He can't identify the numbers 2 through 9. But strangely, he can still see ones and zeros.
Reveri Health has launched a new stress-relief self-hypnosis program through Amazon Alexa to help combat the anxiety of COVID-19.
According to the analysis, the more yoga sessions a person did each week, the less they struggled with depressive symptoms.
Rather than trekking up a mountain, a more accurate metaphor for human development involves navigating the waters of a choppy sea.
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