Why Do We Vote?

Tomorrow many of us will head out and hit the polls, if we haven’t already mailed in our absentee ballots. But what drives those of us who vote to do so, when we know our single vote is unlikely to make a difference and it takes time and effort on our part? This New York…

Barbara Strauch Speaks on the Middle Aged Brain

Barbara Strauch, author of The Secret Life of the Grown Up Brain, spoke this week at Stanford.  Strauch is the health/medical science editor for The New York Times and when she writes on brain topics, the articles consistently skyrocket to the top of the “Most E-mailed List.”  I attended her lecture at the Center for…