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Stories by Christof Koch

Is Death Reversible?

An experiment that partially revived slaughterhouse pig brains raises questions about the precise end point of life

October 31, 2019 — Christof Koch

How to Make a Consciousness Meter

Zapping the brain with magnetic pulses while measuring its electrical activity is proving to be a reliable way to detect consciousness

October 17, 2017 — كريستوف كوش

Sleeping While Awake

During microsleep, the entire brain nods off so briefly that we often don’t notice it. Now research shows that individual neurons in the brain can slumber, too, especially when we are sleep-deprived ...

October 31, 2016 — Christof Koch

Constructing the Modern Mind

From Aristotle to Watson, views on the mind, brain and soul have evolved. A brilliant new book adds perspective

May 2, 2016 — كريستوف كوش
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