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Articles by Alistair Jennings

Do dreams have a purpose, or are they all just stories and images our minds create?

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Instead of trying to fight the disease, researchers are focusing on beefing up the brain cells to live alongside the disease.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

The short answer is yes.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

If you’re an urban dweller, you might be less happy than your suburban counterparts.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

How do we transmit information from one person to another?

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

A neuroscientist explains how music is the language of emotion.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

The long road to truly understanding what causes our political beliefs.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Are humans designed to believe? Or is it an unintended by-product of our ballooning brains?

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

The answer is yes, but not as much as you might think.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Our brains are constantly trying to work out what things have meaning, and what things don’t.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor