Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Kitchen Entropy
Neuroscientist On Call

My kitchen tends toward maximal entropy

My favorite definition of life is a system that, thanks to metabolism (cycles of transfer of energy and matter) and self-organization, is capable of keeping ...
seen my own brain
Neuroscientist On Call

I’ve seen my own brain!

…and it is gorgeous, with all the gyri and sulci it’s supposed to have! It has a callosum, a caudate, ventricles (a bit on the ...

Before you get fancy, have you looked at the easiest explanation already?

If a metric goes down by 50% and you want it back to where it was, what do you do? I say first make sure ...
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