Mirror, mirror in the brain

Mirror neurons, first reported in 1996, respond comparably whether an individual performs a particular action or watches someone else carry it out. Studies since then have suggested that these neurons, which coordinate imitation, participate in a network in the...

The power of “Yes”

In her book Training to Imagine, the author, Kat Koppet, recounts the following tale: “John Lennon met Yoko Ono at a showing of her artwork in New York. He browsed and eventually came upon a magnifying glass, which was...