Posts bySarah Hillenbrand

Catch the brainwave: Cognitive Technologies at the Exploratorium

All images courtesy of Anja Ulfeldt Getting his ticket to the Exploratorium on the opening night of the new exhibit Cognitive Technologies, Berkeley neuroscientist Jack Gallant was asked if he thought it would work. “It better work,” he said. “It’ll be amazing if it works.”   Gallant’s actual words were, characteristically, a smidge more colorful.

Snap, crackle, pop, whoosh!

(Brainsplosions not drawn to scale)   Ah, aging. Just when you think you’ve got your life together, your body starts falling apart. Thanks to WebMD, you can now diagnose yourself with almost anything if you play fast and loose enough with your symptoms. Fatigue? Sure. Back pain? Always. Sense of impending doom? Woke up like