A new Neurontic feature, Sunday's Silly Science Roundup showcases scientific findings that make you go "duh."
After spending a great deal of time and money, a group of researchers at University College London are willing to go out on a limb and say "Irrational Decisions are Based on Emotion."…
Want to know what the life of a recently graduated journalism MA with staggeringly high student loans looks like? Not so much? Well, I don't blame you. It's not exactly the stuff memoirs are made of, but it is keeping me extremely busy. There's been some freelance reporting for The New York Times…
If I understand correctly, the seat of emotion is in the brain, in the limbic system, so why do I get butterflies in my stomach when I'm nervous?
Dear Stomach Upset,
Remember that Steve Martin movie The Man With Two Brains? Well, it turns out they got the number wrong. It…
It's been six months or so since the last time, when I reviewed some enlightenment science history, and the time for Tangled Banking has come again.
I'm thinking Greek or Roman history this time around. I'll theme, you meme. Send your best to me: thevoltagegate [at] gmail.com.