Tag Archives: Neuroscience

Repelling, gruelling or horrifying: how physicians weigh pain | John Walsh

The Long Read: Suffer is difficult to describe and hopeless to insure. So how can doctors tell how much it hurts? One night in May, my bride sat up in bottom and said, Ive got this awful anguish exactly here. She nudged her abdomen and made a face. It feels like somethings really wrong. Woozily … Read More

Inside the psyche of “the mens” who would be ‘Blindfold King’ of chess

Next month, Timur Gareyev will play virtually 50 opposings at once – blindfolded. Can neuroscientists reveal how he play-act such prodigious mental accomplishments? Even by macrocosm record criteria, it gives a high bar for human achievement. Next month in Las Vegas a chess player appointed Timur Gareyev plans to take on virtually 50 opposings at … Read More