When it comes to matters of the heart, love has less to do with the heart and more to do with the brain.
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In making the case for the raw aesthetic appeal of neuroscience data, I focus on the powerful ideas that have given us this striking visual vocabulary.
"Believing the sun is a star is rather the same as believing Jesus was born of a virgin," says Sam Harris, co-author of a study that suggests that the...
Music had this amazing ability to allow [transfixed patients] to move and speak and think. It was very startling. I've seen it numerous times since, but it still astounds me.
Inflated prices trigger the pleasure centers in your brain more than fair ones. Not only is the idea of buying something expensive more exciting than ...
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