An exploration of why and how music can exert a powerful effect on our emotions
Michael Blastland investigates talk of a crisis in masculinity.
Why do grandparents care for their grandchildren and what effect does it have on them?
Could the answer lie in our DNA, our upbringing or our lack of self control?
What evolutionary advantage does consciousness bestow upon us?
Why are humans conscious of so little of what goes on around us?
Why do we feel shy and what can we do about it?
Why do we get so attached to our intuitions? And can they mislead us?
What exactly is intuition? And why should we trust it?
Why do people ditch the comforts of modern life to go and sleep under the stars?