Christof Koch unleashes theories, models, and possibilities on the "hard problem." Can The Feeling of Life Itself end the speculation around consciousness?
Judith Grisel was only 13 years old when she got drunk. It was her first time, but the buzz that alcohol produced in her brain was enough to start a series of events that would lead her into the...
Robert Caro has researched the life of Robert Moses and former President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. And yet, we know very little about his.
"Hello Dr. Tyson," starts the letter directed at astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson: "My question to you is... do you believe in a supernatural being such as God and the prospects of an afterlife? If not, then what, or how,...
Lawrence Weschler was intended to write a profile piece on Oliver Sacks. Forty years later, an empathic and balanced biography emerges.
Annaka Harris takes the complex task of giving the public a brief tour about the mystery of consciousness. Her debut book in less than 120 pages tells more about being conscious than many books with over 400+ pages.
Esmé Weijun Wang’s new book, The Collected Schizophrenias, is a thrilling and sometimes chaotic ride through her many battles with schizoaffective disorder.
How do modern societies evolve? Harvard biologist, Edward O. Wilson tries to answer these questions in his new book, Genesis: The Deep Origins of Societies.
Twelve year after the Atheist Revolution, what can we learn about it? The transcript of the famous 2007 conversation has been printed in a new book with three essays by their surviving members.
25 years have passed since the publication of Descartes' Error by Antonio Damasio, and the ideas expressed are just as relevant today.