Glimpse: Brain Work

Behind-the-scenes of the formation of the mind/body department with Sharon Begley. 

Illustration by Malin Rosenqvist

We’re so delighted to have Sharon Begley, the senior health & science correspondent at Reuters, and formerly with Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal, writing a regular column on the science of the mind.

Her first installment—on the difference between how we talk about mind and how we talk about brain—presents a bit of a sparring match between two different ways of seeing mental activity. In fact, these viewpoints are complexly intertwined.

Malin Rosenqvist’s multi-colored chess match with opposing hands reaching onto the board caught both the opposition and the interplay beautifully. I loved it right away.

—Barry Boyce, Editor-in-Chief

For more than just this Glimpse: