The Human Body

What is your body story?

What is your body story?

As the new Human Body section editor of PopAnth, I want to open up a space for dialogue from (and for) bodies of all shapes and kinds. How does it feel to be human and have a body? What are your material realities and how does that affect you?Read on »

Looking under disability

Looking under disability

Why is it that disabilities, or how we react to them socially, are seldom mentioned in day-to-day conversations? Kastner explores studies of disability by anthropologist Joan Ablon.Read on »

The handi-capable body

The handi-capable body

When mannequins modelled on people with disabilities were displayed in a Zurich store front, they caused shock–both to passers-by and the models themselves. But why should we react this way?Read on »

The brain in love

The brain in love

Forget your heart — it's your brain that takes you to the heights of romantic love and causes you to crash when it fails. In this TED talk, Helen Fisher describes what happens inside our brain when we are in love.Read on »