Omni May 1992

 

 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT!
THE OMNI BRAIN DIET

THE BRAIN AND AGING:
MYTHS AND REALITIES

FREDERIK POHL ON SCIENCING TODAY

MUSEUMS YOU CAN TOUCH

AND FOUR SCIENCE FICTION
STORIES YOU CANNOT!

 
OMNI1992MayLG

Vol.14 No. 8

Cover Art: The mind holds infinite mysteries, as suggested by Stanislaw Fernandes' cover illustation. Among the most fascinating is the effect it exerts on our bodies - and consequently our health.

 
Contents / Articles

First Word
The next step in evolution
by Michael Murphy

Communications
Reader's writes

Arts
Painting Alzheimer's
by Joe Dziemianowicz

Mind
Faces in the crowd
by Jeff Goldberg

Political Science
The spin doctor is in
by Tom Dworetzky

Digs
Dating cave paintings
by Kathleen McAuliffe

Funds
Making green greenbacks
by Linda Marsa

Electronic Universe
Simulations: almost like the real thing
by Gregg Keizer

Earth
Quake-proof buildings
by Cherri Senders

Continuum

Mental Muscle
Using your head can pay off in the long run
with a longer, healthier life.
by Kathy Keeton

Interactive Museums
These days, some museums want you to touch, not look.
by Margaret Wertheim

Fiction: The Eye of the Beholder
A painting inspires varied stories from Samuel R. Delany,
Lucius Shepard, Leigh Kennedy, and Joyce Carol Oates.

Chasing Science
To find out the latest in science, drop in
at the annual AAAS conference
by Frederik Pohl

Interview
Neurobiologist Sarah Leibowitz's research shows why we eat.
by Douglas Stein

Antimatter

Games
A potpourri of puzzles
by Scott Morris