Intelligence

Augmenting the Brain, Part Two: Tech

When you put your thinking cap on in the future, will it be a literal hat that boosts your intelligence? We look at tech that promises to make you smarter.

Augmenting the Brain, Part One: Chemicals

Are there safe, effective ways to boost brain power? Will the humans of the future be popping smart pills and leaving us all in the intellectual dust?

Could video games be good for your brain?

It's a common belief that video games rot your brain, but some studies have shown that video games might actually improve cognitive capabilities. How can we use video games to boost our brains, teach counter-intuitive concepts and even learn about ourselves?

Is There Anybody Out There?

Is there intelligent life outside of our solar system? What is the Drake equation? What is Fermi's paradox?