Black holes; dad biology; Bulgarian population collapse; poor ancestors; covid vaccine explainer; Music: Tricky; Melody Gardot

Black holes; dad biology; Bulgarian population collapse; poor ancestors; covid vaccine explainer; Music: Tricky; Melody Gardot – all here…– sign-up at brainpizza.substack.com for regular small, medium, & large slices of writing on brains, behaviour, and everything in between#writing #writinglife #wellbeing #creativity #vaccine #COVID19 #music #dads #bulgaria

Our (future) cities, our (future) selves

(Urban, wealth, education, ageing; Songs of the city: The Specials; Marvin Gaye; Randy Crawford) We humans have embarked an on an unprecedented quadruple experiment – one affecting just about everyone on the planet. And, remarkably, excluding academia and some rarefied policy circles, we aren’t really talking about it, or even thinking too hard about it.… Read More

Bad News on Brain Training- it doesn’t work (but check out things that do)

(Music: Dave Brubeck; Yann Tiersen) Brain Training doesn’t work… The search is on for the brain training shortcut allowing you to perform better, stronger, faster, and for longer. We’d all like a shortcut to help us function better: one that quickly overcomes fatigue, boosts our overall performance, one that enhances learning and memory. For most of us,… Read More