Non-fiction

In Search of Scientific Accuracy

In Proust’s masterwork, it probably wasn’t the sweet taste of that madelaine that unleashed the remembrance of things past. Rather, it was likely to have been the buttery odor that stimulated the narrator’s hippocampus and hypothalamus. See how an understanding of neuroscience adds to the enjoyment of interminable classics of French literature? -From the Physiology … Continue reading