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When Brain Damage Unlocks The Genius Within
Brain damage has unleashed extraordinary talents in a small group of otherwise ordinary individuals. Will science find a way for everyone to tap their inner virtuoso? By Adam Piore Posted 02.19.2013…
Author: Adam Piore
Length: 3 minutes (854 words)
At Pandora, Every Listener Is A Test Subject
Sarah Young listens to Pandora constantly. From the moment the 27-year-old hairstylist wakes up in the morning, she's tuned into one of the service’s infinite personalized radio stations. When…
Published: Aug. 14, 2013
Length: 12 minutes (3154 words)
Committed: Stories About Stays in Psychiatric Facilities
In this week’s list, I wanted to share the experiences of those committed—voluntarily or not—to a psychiatric facility. From One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s…
Author: Emily Perper
Published: Jan. 18, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (261 words)
When Two People Decide to Live Together and Combine Their Bookshelves
Alexander Chee has a delightful essay in the Morning News about the way we view our personal libraries and what happens to our books when we attempt to combine our bookshelves with our partners: One…
Author: Mike Dang
Published: Feb. 5, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (284 words)
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