The Wall Street Journal offers an article on three neuromyths about how we learn. It’s not what we know that hurts us, Will Rogers is reported to have sai...

Happy Carl Sagan Day!

Happy Carl Sagan Day! On the anniversary of Carl Sagan’s birth, people around the world celebrate the beauties of the natural world and the science that a...

Blog update

Over the next few days, the Thinking Meat Project is going to take on a new look. I hope that in the long run, the new look will make the site a more interestin...

On brains and heaven

You may have seen a recent cover story on Newsweek in which Eben Alexander claimed that his experiences while in a coma provided evidence of the existence of he...

Evolution as a bad story

The talk by Dan McAdams that I described in my last post was mentioned in a blog post at the Chronicle of Higher Education. In discussing the importance of stor...