Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Why does the shuffle button work?

My kids got me hooked on the games in the New York Times app. Wordle, which is a “Password” of letters that form words (do kids today still play Password? That game was a sensational lesson in logical thinking!), which I already knew, but hadn’t yet ventured into the others. Spelling Bee and Connections became […]

Stream of thought

I catch the subway at Penn Station, NY, to visit a neuroscientist friend before heading back home to Brazil, my hands occupied trying to keep the suitcases upright, my head distracted, floating from one loose thought to the next – when I notice the dark blue tiles on the wall of a station: 59th street. […]

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