You might be skeptical that newborns, of all people, have something to teach us about the nature of morality. It’s not like newborns face a lot of deep moral dilemmas -- “Should I laugh at the big guy making the silly faces at me or should I cry?”
September 7 : Neuroscience and the Law
Recent advances in neuroscience have revealed that certain neurological disorders, like a...
August 31 : Is Intuition a Guide to Truth?
Turns out that Galileo was right and Aristotle was wrong: in a vacuum, a feather and a bowling ball...
August 24 : What Might Have Been
When we make claims about things that could have been—what philosophers call counterfactual...
Neuroscience is revolutionizing our understanding of how the brain works. In the process it is challenging ago-old ways of thinking about crime and punishment. Some neuroscientists even say that it’s time to completely rethink our judicial system in light of their discoveries.