About Manuel

Particle physicist turned theoretical neuroscientist. Science Communication Manager for ACIT and Branch Manager for Mannheim/Heidelberg. If you are interested in writing a guest article for our blog, reach out via manu.brenn@gmail.com with an idea or a draft and we can work it from there!

The Geometry of Thought

…how the brain creates conceptual spaces By José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior [Public domain] We think every day, but it’s hard to pinpoint what exactly we mean by the word. When we try to understand thought, we have to grasp thought by thinking about thought itself, which feels ever

Why Time is so Annoying

A physicist’s letter of complaint “I have become Time, the destroyer of your desire to do physics.” Bhagavad Gita, approximate translation Why is time giving us such a hard time? Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Every child knows what time is. It’s literally everywhere. Nothing makes