Stories of love and loss in the name of science.
We turn up the volume on the voices in our heads, and try to get to the bottom of what really steers our decisions.
Nightmarish stories of musical hallucinations, songs with the power to transcend language, & the triumphant return of the Elvis of Afghanistan.
It has happened to you. Some song wriggles its way into your brain and won't leave. Now imagine that the distant tune in the back of your head suddenly becomes very real. A real song. Real drums. Real guitar. Volume. These are called musical hallucinations and there are some people ...
What happens when there is no leader? We look at the bottom-up logic of cities, Google, and even our brains.
The story of a man who’s lost everything. Clive Wearing has what Oliver Sacks calls “the most severe case of amnesia ever documented.” Clive’s wife, Deborah Wearing, tells us the story along with Oliver Sacks. And they try to understand why, amidst so much forgetting, Clive remembers two things: Music ...
Remembering is a tricky, unstable business. This hour: a look behind the curtain of how memories are made...and forgotten.
The strange, subjective nature of time -- from a sped-up spin through childhood, to a really, really slowed-down Beethoven symphony.