Just how long can a human being actually stay awake? I was recently curious about this question for the purposes of a piece of my Batman 81 more words
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I’ve got a new piece out on the Scientific American MIND blog network today on the fascinating link that’s been discovered between synesthesia – a “crossing of the senses” where one perceptual experience is tied to another, like experiencing sound and color together – and autism spectrum disorder. 109 more words
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Why is defining life so frustratingly difficult? Why have scientists and philosophers failed for centuries to find a specific physical property or set of properties that clearly separates the living from the inanimate?