New questions over Google’s ‘do no evil’ pledge
Is Google a force for good? Yesterday, staff around the world walked out of the tech giant’s offices over its handling of sexual misconduct claims. Does the company have a dark side?
How a ‘mind palace’ can improve your memory
The technique was invented by an ancient Greek and beloved by Sherlock Holmes. Now scientists say that anyone can create a “memory palace” to improve their recall. Is it really worth it?
New shock therapy used to erase bad memories
Scientists have found a way to delete traumatic memories using electric shocks to the brain. Would the treatment free us from psychological scars or mean losing vital parts of who we are?
Psychologist reveals tale of man without memory
He was intelligent and witty, but the man science knew as HM could remember nothing beyond the past 30 seconds of his life. A new book recounts the story of the world’s most famous brain.