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Anil K. Seth on the ties between our brains, bodies and consciousness.
Max Porter on an extraordinary therapy session with his brother.
Siri Hustvedt on contagious emotions.
Maru Ruefle on the complexity of names.
Berry Lopez on the interplay between love and fear.
Darrell Hartman on water: from diving to climate change, hurricanes Irma and Harvey to the advent of ‘Blue Mind’.
Here are the authors on this year's BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist
‘People think they’re destroying, but it’s hard work, nearly impossible; building is easy, illusory but easy.’
‘The cortex shrinks where the cells used to be. The spaces in between expand. Islands in the sea of the mind. An archipelago of the former self.’ Sinéad Gleeson on Alzheimer's disease.
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