Amazing visual illusion (the image is not animated).
Guardian review of Steve Pinker’s new book, The Stuff of Thought. Pinker was also interviewed by Discover magazine and was a guest on BBC Radio 4s Start the Week.
On the Guardian Science podcast, Mark Buchanan explained the study of social physics – the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the study of human behaviour.
On ABC radio’s All in the Mind podcast, medical anthropologist Monique Skidmore discussed her field work in Burma, where she has carefully probed the ways the State manipulates the emotional life of the Burmese, and the psychological strategies they adopt to survive under a military regime.