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Neuroscientist John Krakauer blasts the “dumb jock” stereotype with research on the cognitive brilliance of athletes.

Experience the divine

Jeff Schloss is an evolutionary biologist. He’s also Christian. As a scientist, he’s trying to develop an evolutionary theory for the origins of religion. But he says science can’t explain everything about religion.

Praying in nature

Is there an inherent conflict between science and religion? Jeff Schloss doesn’t think so. He’s a biologist who studies the evolutionary origins of religion. He’s also an observant Christian who’s had his own profound...

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To The Best Of Our Knowledge producer Doug Gordon explains what it’s like to live with obsessive compulsions.

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How Ethan Smith overcame OCD and a crippling fear of self harm.

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Science writer Sharon Begley on how anxiety drives modern day compulsions.

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Manu Prakash invented a paper microscope that’s now being used in research labs and classrooms around the world.

Freeman Dyson

Physicist Freeman Dyson reflects on what he learned from Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr and Richard Feynman.

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