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Voices carry

She can hear a baby crying. She searches the house, each cluttered room, the closets, under the bed. She checks the cupboards. She checks behind the shower curtains. There is no baby.
Marty hears things that aren't there. Doctors say she's schizophrenic. A new movement says she's just human.
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  October 21, 2011
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Fantasy camp

Wizards & Warriors Camp is a living video game, putting kids in control of everything from plotline to character personality.
Where Lord of the Rings meets Lord of the Flies
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  August 12, 2011
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Review: In Search of Memory

Memory, like consciousness, eludes analysis. Nobel Prize–winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel, the subject of this subtly layered documentary by Petra Seeger, took the approach of reductionism to figure it out.
Mind-altering. Seriously.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 23, 2010
PODCAST: Grammys Edition: "Music on My Brain," featuring Rosanne Cash and Daniel Levitin [MP3]

PODCAST: Grammys Edition: "Music on My Brain," featuring Rosanne Cash and Daniel Levitin [MP3]


In a few short hours, we'll all find out whether Rosanne Cash will take home a Grammy for "Sea of Heartbreak," her duet with Bruce...
By Shaula Clark  |  January 31, 2010
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Brain strain

Those of us aching for a 300-page treatise about the crippling implications of the "build your own scramble" at Local 188 won't, at first glance, find a great deal of solace in Jonah Lehrer's second book, How We Decide.
Jonah Lehrer on neurological warfare and picking a cereal
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 10, 2009