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Stories by Jason Castro

Where Does Identity Come From?

A fascinating new neuroscience experiment probes an ancient philosophical question—and hints that you might want to get out more

May 28, 2013 — Jason Castro

You Have a Hive Mind

There is a deep connection between the way your brain and a swarm of bees arrives at a decision

March 1, 2012 — Jason Castro

Do Bees Have Feelings?

Provocative experiments suggest that the insects have something like an emotional life

August 2, 2011 — Jason Castro

Brain Scans Predict Pop Hits

Scientists monitor the brains of teens listening to songs and find the breakout hits tend to share certain neural signatures

June 21, 2011 — Jason Castro