Interviewed a bunch of college and post-college women about their non-ADHD Adderall use. Collaboration with Kelly Bourdet again, just like the autoimmune piece.
It may come as a surprise if you conceptualize the brain as the seat of your personality, but neuroscience and law do not map easily onto one another.
A piece over at Refinery29 on the different types of sleeping pills, how they affect women, and why we should try to understand both them and our relation to sleep better.
Image via the Smithsonian Institution.
Sometimes, perusing science journals is super fun. Today’s posts come to you via the most recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Had a really excellent weekend + moved into a new sublet. These are four things that happened in between all that, all over at my dear Motherboard:
Slow week, busy weekend = forgetting to post. Here are the last two things I’ve written for Motherboard:
Writing a Constitution? You Should Probably Check Out the Constitute Project (this is me being a constitutional law nerd)
I have written about brains a few times at Motherboard. I learned they don’t feel pain and that, sometimes, you have to be awake for brain surgery.
(N.B.: I categorically refuse to use the term “vlog.”)
Because it’s already possible for people to hack things like defibrillators, insulin pumps, and pacemakers. And that’s a little bit terrifying.
So we may not fully understand the risks associated with robot-assisted surgery and Japan is building an ice wall. Here is the news from today.