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Stories by Gareth Cook

Do Plants Think?

Scientist Daniel Chamovitz unveils the surprising world of plants that see, feel, smell—and remember

June 5, 2012 — Gareth Cook

The Hidden Logic of Deception

Prominent biologist Robert Trivers probes the deep origins of deceit and offers a solution to the Darwinian paradox of self-deception

December 27, 2011 — Gareth Cook

The Brain and the Written Word

A cognitive neuroscientist explains his quest to understand how reading works in the mind—and how the brain is changed by education and culture

March 4, 2010 — Gareth Cook