Associate professor of neuroscience and psychology at Rutgers University.
There are several explanations for why humans allegedly have a poor sense of smell. As humans began walking upright, smell became less important than sight.
Jul. 11, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…
Sep. 11from KCRW Features
Officials are ending the rescue effort after a devastating fire broke out on a boat off the coast of Santa Barbara.
Sep. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It doesn’t matter if you don’t stand at the center of the world, as long as you can convince people that you do.
Sep. 5from Zócalo's Connecting California
Homeless deaths spiked by 76% in Los Angeles last year. This year's deaths have already outpaced that.
Sep. 6from KCRW Features
Some 40% percent of recycling centers in California have closed in the last five years, while there's more plastic production, and much of it is for one-time use.
Sep. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month.
Sep. 11from Greater LA
President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.
Sep. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?
Sep. 18from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Politicians normally go to Hollywood for money. Should Hollywood help them tell better stories instead?
Aug. 30from Left, Right & Center