Science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy thinks a lot about “self” — not necessarily himself, but the role the brain plays in our notions of self and existence. In his new book, The Man Who Wasn’t There, Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves and how those perceptions can be distorted by brain conditions, such as…Details
This dodgy idea actually popped into my head during a discussion the other night. For some reason I found myself sitting in a McBogan Cafe waiting for a kids party to end….its a long story and there are no cafes open (or even in existence) in the suburb that the party was being held in.…Details
We were aware that difficulties were bound to arise, but we didn’t realize how bad sleep deprivation truly feels. Alex went back to being monophasic, but I was determined. To make it work, I changed to an easier sleep schedule: the Everyman, where I slept for 3.5 hours at night and took three 20-minute naps…Details
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