LONELY HEARTS

Everyone feels lonely sometimes.

FASHION IS IN MY BLOOD

Ever thought about cutting out carbs to lose weight? Spare a thought for those who don’t have a choice in the matter.

SUPERABUNDANCE

The Internet is transforming the world more rapidly and radically than you may realise…

LOVE VS. SOCIETY

Love is irrational. Behind closed doors, its most physical manifestation – sex – is everybody’s own business. So why should science, let alone sociology, attempt to apply its cold, analytical logic to it? Well, for two reasons.

LET’S GET BIOLOGICAL

The hurtle towards biological inevitability begins with attraction and lust. So what pulls us towards another person’s sweaty drunken body in the first place?

THE EVOLUTION OF DANCE MUSIC

From the emergence of House in Chicago in the early ‘80s to the rise of the UK Garage scene across London in the ‘90s, dance music has always had an audience and enjoyed occasional inroads into the charts

HACKING INTO THE BRAINFRAME

As a doctor working in the fields of Digital and Cognitive Humanities, a great deal of my research focuses on digital culture, particularly on how people read online and with e-readers, and what effects this might have on them, especially when they’re young and impressionable and retain a love for what the world has to offer.