Slate on the Brain
“God Is in the Dendrites: Can “neurotheology” bridge the gap between religion and science?” By George Johnson.
“Spirit Tech: How to wire your brain for religious ecstasy,” by John Horgan. Posted
“Train Your Brain: The new mania for neuroplasticity,” by Meghan O’Rourke.
“Ginkgo Biloba? Forget About It.: A history of the top-selling brain enhancer,” by Brendan I. Koerner.
“Brain Lessons: Steven Pinker, Oliver Sacks, and others on how learning about their brains changed the way they live.”
“Best of the Brain: The five biggest neuroscience developments of the year,” by William Saletan.
“Brain-Gym Showdown: Can a Slate reporter hold his own at the local neurobics club?” by Max Linsky.
More comments to follow after we digest this bounty of neurowriting!