Category Archives: Science

What I Learned from My Autistic Son: A Guest Post by Brenda Rothman

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Health, Media, Neurodiversity, Science, Writers | 10 Comments

Music to Write By: 10 Top Authors Share Their Secrets for Summoning the Muse

Category: Art, Books, Culture, Journalism, Media, Music, Poetry, Science, Science Writing, Writers | 26 Comments

Five Billion Years of Solitude: Lee Billings on the Science of Reaching the Stars

Category: Exoplanets, Interview, Journalism, NASA, Politics, Science, Science Fiction, Science Writing, Space flight, Travel | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

Are Warnings About the Side Effects of Drugs Making Us Sick?

Category: Culture, Drugs, Ethics, Health, Nocebo effect, Placebo effect, Science, Social networks | Tagged , , , , , | 22 Comments

Autism Awareness is Not Enough: Here’s How to Change the World

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Culture, Education, Ethics, Genetics, Health, Media, Neurodiversity, Neuroscience, Politics, Science, Social networks, Technology | Tagged , | 47 Comments

Breaking the Habits that Enslave Us: Q&A with Charles Duhigg

Category: Books, Culture, History, Interview, Journalism, Marriage Equality, Media, Mindfulness, Neuroscience, Placebo effect, Race, Science, Social networks, Writers | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Inside the Mind of a Synaesthete

Category: Art, Books, Culture, Drugs, Genetics, Interview, Multimedia, Music, Neuroscience, Personal computing, Photography, Science, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

Book of the Year: Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Culture, Genetics, Health, History, Neurodiversity, Science, Science Writing, Social networks | 53 Comments

What’s the Most Important Lesson You Learned from a Teacher?

Category: Art, Autism, Books, Buddhism, Education, Journalism, Media, Poetry, Science, Science Writing, Women, Writers | 43 Comments

An Eye-Opening Adventure in Socialized Medicine

Category: Bacteria, Ethics, Health, Politics, Science, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , | 149 Comments