Jan 15, 2014 — We seem to make our own choices all the time: chicken instead of steak, a book instead of a movie, the beach instead of the mountains. But free will is an illusion in the eyes of some researchers. Commentator Marcelo Gleiser gives it some thought and decides he's not buying that argument.
Nov 18, 2013 — Recent findings challenge the idea that people are more likely to buy into research that features pretty pictures of the brain. Commentator Tania Lombrozo says our responses to neuroimages may just reflect our conflicting instincts about reductionism and the limits of science.
Dec 7, 2012 — We are fascinated by pictures of the brain produced by new imaging technologies. Alva NoŽ reminds us that these pictures are not images of the brain in action; they are not pictures of the mind at work. They are bits of theory.