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All This 2020 Tumult Could Make Your Brain Sharper

This year has knocked our brains off of their hamster wheels, says neuroscientist David Eagleman

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We’ve heard a lot about the irreparable toll that the stress of the Covid-19 pandemic will take on our brains, and rightly so. But not everyone is 100% pessimistic about the long-term effects. Stanford neuroscientist…

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