How exactly does the brain -- a 3-pound snarl of nervous tissue -- create inspired inventions, the feeling of hunger, the experience of beauty, the sense of self? Researchers at the edge of science explain …
All kinds of minds
These powerful stories shatter preconceived notions about mental illness, and pose the provocative question: What can the world learn from different kinds of minds?
The autism spectrum
As autism diagnoses rise, it’s become a topic many are thinking about. Here, talks on the science of autism, as well as first-person accounts from those living with it.
Our brains: predictably irrational
The 3 pounds of jelly in our skulls allow us to reflect on our own consciousness -- and to make counterintuitive, irrational decisions. These talks explore why.