Imagining a distinct border between mind and body has been a useful rule of thumb since Enlightenment philosophers dreamt it up centuries ago. It’s been particularly useful for modern medicine which has focused its scientific eye on the rational, physical body — and for the most part left the mind with all its mutability and […]
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The TED Fellows program brings together young world-changers from many fields, from art to tech to activism, and encourages them to mix and combine and think big. On Monday morning we heard from a representative sample … Graffiti’s unifying vantage point. Street artist eL Seed shares the story of his most ambitious project yet: a mural […]
Three years ago, Jennifer Brea, then a PhD student in political science, was struck down by what appeared to be a severe flu. It turned out to be the beginning of a long illness — including neurological dysfunction and extreme exhaustion — that she has yet to recover from. Discovering that the medical community did […]