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Marek Kohn

Marek Kohn


Marek Kohn writes about the implications of scientific thinking for ideas about human nature and society. His books include A Reason for Everything: Natural selection and the English imagination, Trust: Self-interest and the common good, As We Know It: Coming to terms with an evolved mind, The Race Gallery: The return of racial science, and Dope Girls: The birth of the British drug underground. His most recent book, Turned Out Nice, explores how a changing climate could reshape national identities and relationships across the British Isles and Europe as a whole.

Marek’s stories

  • Smart and smarter drugs

    Are we asking the right questions about smart drugs? Marek Kohn looks at what they can do for us – and what they can’t.