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Is Neuroscience a Mature Science?

I recently had the pleasure of talking to Mark Baxter, Ph.D. about the status of neuroscience as a field. Mark is a neuroscientist who studies the molecular mechanisms of learning and memory. 4,710 more words

Neuroscience

The Unbearable Possibilities of Her

By Noelle Leslie dela Cruz

Spike Jonze’s Her (2013) features a thought experiment about consciousness, human or otherwise, and what it means to be a person. 1,632 more words

Movie Review

Birds, Bats, and the Occult

In 1920, Herbert H. Beck of Franklin & Marshall College published a short article in The Auk, a publication of the American Ornithologists’ Union. His article was titled “ 800 more words