Dirk Hanson is a freelance science writer who covers neuroscience and drug abuse. He is the author of The Chemical Carousel: What Science Tells Us About Beating Addiction and editor of the blog Addiction Inbox.
The Neuroscience of Bedtime
Chronically rising too early or too late can lead to health troubles.
This is Your Brain in Space
Want to travel to Mars? Bring empathy, communication skills; expect trouble with seeing, thinking—and keeping food down.
Smoking’s Ties to Schizophrenia
The importance of nicotine to patients with schizophrenia should not be underestimated. There are rational biological reasons why schizophrenics smoke.