Cognition and Constipation
Studies probing the connection between the microbiome and cognitive decline deepen our understanding of the gut-brain axis.
13.8 Billion Years Later
An interview with Dan Levitt and the immense journey from the Big Bang to the dinner table in his new book What’s Gotten Into You.
Are You Getting Enough Flavanols?
A diet deficient in these naturally occurring compounds can lead to age-related memory loss.
What Can We Learn From Terminal Lucidity Before Death?
This mysterious end-of-life energy surge could teach us about memory, cognition, and the search for dementia treatments.
How a Spit Test Could Determine Suicide Risk
The presence of certain bacteria in saliva may be linked to suicidal ideation—so what should we do with that?
New Study Links Cognitive Performance to Disease Susceptibility
Variations in your cognitive performance before exposure to a respiratory virus can predict the severity of the infection.
7 Thought Experiments Based on Real Studies
Manipulating memories, smell-based dating apps, and more.
2023 Predictions—the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
What to expect in genetic engineering, neuroscience, psychedelics, longevity research, digital health, food, human performance, wellbeing, and of course, ChatGPT.