Reading any of the following books will draw a line in the sand: there will be life before you read it, and life afterwards.
"We're so trapped inside our reality that it is inordinately difficult to realize we're trapped inside anything." - David Eagleman, The Brain: The Story of You What does it mean when we say something is "real"? Perhaps it means that we can touch it. Maybe it means we can see it. Some would argue it's [...]
"Brains are as unique as snowflakes. As your trillions of new connections continually form and re-form, the distinctive pattern means that no one like you has ever existed, or will ever exist again." - David Eagleman, The Brain: The Story of You Humans arrive in the world unlike other animals do. In the animal kingdom, [...]
We all want to change. And by now, we know that in order to change, we have to start with our mind. So what do we do? We pick up a book, because we know we should start by learning new things. We hope that by expanding our mind, and exposing ourselves to new ideas, we will [...]
"Smile!" "No, smile naturally!" Your friend exclaims as she tries to take the perfect instagram-worthy shot. You know you're smiling awkwardly, but you can't help it. In fact, the more you try, the worse it gets. Why does this effortless act—which you perform multiple times a day—become curiously difficult when done on command? It's not [...]