“Curious about aspects of the world that most adults take for granted, children demonstrate a seemingly instinctive capacity to ponder the most basic elements of life and society.”
“Whether collecting, storing or hoarding, we’ve always had our issues with stuff – not least deciding what’s worth having.”
An operation to remove a brain cyst changed Matthew’s identity.
“Americans have always had issues raising their children as citizens instead of tiny, mighty monarchs.”
“Even the Anthropocene is nature at work transforming itself.”
Is losing weight a matter of psychology, not physiology?
“You gave us more life, but you didn’t attend to the issues that make life worth living.” Are survivors of life-threatening illness suffering from a form of PTSD?
A chimpanzee called Clint instigated a significant line of research into how chimpanzees use gestures to manipulate people.
In 2017, the US medical device company Medtronic announced that it had implanted deep brain stimulation (DBS) equipment in 150,000 patients worldwide to reduce debilitating tremors. This is a powerful therapy, but have the risks proved to outweigh the benefits?