The concept of a “seeing plant” fell by the wayside in the early 20th century—only to reemerge in the past few years
Women prefer the scent of men who eat diets rich in certain foods—including garlic!
Several “artificial” approaches exist but most evidence suggests that training cannot capture a synesthete’s experience
Research is unwinding the physiological basis of synesthesia, finding links to migraine, autism and other conditions that suggest a role for the immune system
Four insect–and tick-borne viruses that you may not have heard about are now worrying researchers
We love animals, yet most of us also eat them. Research is revealing the cognitive tricks we use to resolve the omnivore’s dilemma
Our political attitudes may be written in our DNA
New research is unraveling how and why the elderly “choose happiness”