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The Scientific Poetics of Affection: Lewis Thomas on Altruism and Why We Are Wired for Friendship
The Scientific Poetics of Affection: Lewis Thomas on Altruism and Why We Are Wired for Friendship

“Left to ourselves, mechanistic and autonomic, we hanker for friends… Maybe altruism is our most primitive attribute, out of reach, beyond our control.”

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on Why We’re Wired for Science & How Originality Differs in Science vs. Art
Neil deGrasse Tyson on Why We’re Wired for Science & How Originality Differs in Science vs. Art

“Every child is a scientist.”

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Earth Day the Wired Way
Earth Day the Wired Way

This year, celebrate Earth Day with a simple but tangible touch to your wired ways.

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How Emotions Are Made
How Emotions Are Made

“Emotions are not reactions to the world; they are your constructions of the world.”

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Favorite Books of 2023
Favorite Books of 2023

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The Science of Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
The Science of Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect

“The self is more of a superhighway for social influence than it is the impenetrable private fortress we believe it to be.”

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Wired for Culture: How Language Enabled “Visual Theft,” Sparked Innovation, and Helped Us Evolve
Wired for Culture: How Language Enabled “Visual Theft,” Sparked Innovation, and Helped Us Evolve

Why remix culture and collaborative creativity are an evolutionary advantage.

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What Birds Dream About: The Evolution of REM and How We Practice the Possible in Our Sleep
What Birds Dream About: The Evolution of REM and How We Practice the Possible in Our Sleep

“It may be that in REM, this gloaming between waking consciousness and the unconscious, we practice the possible into the real… It may be that we evolved to dream ourselves into reality — a laboratory of consciousness that began in the bird brain.”

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The Bird in the Heart: Terry Tempest Williams on the Paradox of Transformation and How to Live with Uncertainty
The Bird in the Heart: Terry Tempest Williams on the Paradox of Transformation and How to Live with Uncertainty

“We can change, evolve, and transform our own conditioning. We can choose to move like water rather than be molded like clay.”

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Wonder Beyond Why: The Majesty and Mystery of the Birds-of-Paradise
Wonder Beyond Why: The Majesty and Mystery of the Birds-of-Paradise

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