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The Joy of Misreading Things
On finding absurdity in accidentally garbled phrases.
Are Mushrooms the Best Brain Food?
The Cut spoke with an expert about fungi’s surprising cognitive benefits.
Do We Need to Worry About Pig Zombies?
Scientists have revived cells from the brains of dead pigs.
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Why Do I Want to Smoosh This Cute Baby Seal?
And why we “can’t handle” them.
There’s Another Big Window for Learning After Childhood
Your brain keeps changing.
Here Is a Man Tickling Rats for Science
It’s part of a study about how and why animals laugh, which can help explain the neurological roots of emotion.
Teen Brains Are Primed for Learning From Life
Teens combine memory processes that adults keep separate, which is nuts.
Rage-Filled Brains Are Wired to Explode
It’s about how two regions of the brain connect — or don’t.
Bird Brains Are Packed With a Ridiculous Number of Neurons
It’s why they’re so smart. Duh.
People With High ‘Emotional Granularity’ Are Better at Being Sad
And why “righteous indignation” is healthier than “anger.”
The ‘Bilingual Advantage’ May Not Actually Be a Thing
A study casts some doubts.
Hey, ScarJo: Everybody Uses More Than 10 Percent of Their Brains
An impatient debunking of the tired, tired myth at the heart of the upcoming film
‘Hard-Wired’ Sex Differences: Basically Meaningless
Especially if we’re going to keep treating men and women differently either way.
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Forget Fat; Kate Upton Isn’t Dumb, Either
“I’m always like, I’m about to pull something on you, and you’re so focused on thinking I’m dumb you’re not even going to know.”