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9 Signs That You’re Dealing With a Psychopath

The neuroscience of psychopathy has made great strides in the past fifteen years in understanding how their brains differ from those of normal people.

What Is a Psychopath?

Psychopaths are uncaring people with shallow emotions who manipulate people with words.

Why Creationists Should Not Fly on Airplanes

Creationists only intend to disagree with a branch of biology, but because of the massive interconnectedness of science, they are actually disagreeing with a huge portion of contemporary science. Science is also thoroughly interconnected with technology, so that it is not coherent to doubt one and trust the other. Science also has a built in system of checks and balances.

Neuroaesthetics: Responding to the Critics

A new field of inquiry into art, called neuroaesthetics, has produced some strong responses from the art establishment.

Socratic Irony and Neuroscience

Why did Socrates so often employ irony, and what can it tell us about him, about the aging brain, about how we understand other people, and about the phenomenon of conscience?

Three Reasons to Pursue Neuroaesthetics

Despite skepticism from philosophers and the established artworld, the scientific study of how and why we respond to art is well underway. Called "neuroaesthetics", it promises to greatly increase our understanding of this vital yet mysterious human endeavor.