Virginia Hughes

Contributing Writer

<p>The same mental processes that organize memories may also coordinate how we make decisions.</p>
neuroscience

Mental Leaps Cued by Memory’s Ripples

The same mental processes that organize memories may also coordinate how we make decisions.

About the author

Virginia Hughes is a journalist based in Brooklyn, N.Y., specializing in genetics and neuroscience. She is a contributing editor at Popular Science and her blog, Only Human, is published by National Geographic.