Neurobiological studies show that mathematical formulas stimulate the same parts of the brain as music and art do; a writer questions our surveillance nightmares; meanwhile, gay youth find solace on the Internet. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Following in California’s footsteps, the Garden State has become the second to prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy for minors. The measure, approved by the state Senate in June, was signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie on Monday.