Exploring the tangled roots of human nature, violence, feminism and religion with one of the world’s most controversial cognitive scientists.
The world’s most powerful computers can’t perform accurate real-time translation. Yet interpreters do it with ease. Geoff Watts meets the neuroscientists who are starting to explain this remarkable ability.
Do our thoughts and feelings distort the way we understand animal minds? Peter Aldhous argues that to grasp what intelligence is, we need to think differently.
We expect chimps to be clever but are sceptical when other animals pass similar mental tests.
Each time we fix up a Mosaic conversation, we ask our subject to bring with them an item.