Have you noticed how, depending on the context, sometimes time flies, and other times it seems to drag? Unravelling the mystery of how the brain keeps track of time is key to understanding how our state of mind affects not only what we perceive but how we perceive it.
Do you know that sudden feeling of familiarity when you sense something and it seems like you have already experienced it before? The French call it déjà vu. And neuroscientists from around the world try to define its nature.
Chess is considered the intellectuals’ game par excellence. It requires logic and strategy. What does the brain have to do with the moves your pawns make on the chessboard?