Slow is good. That’s the message of more than a dozen modern slowness movements, from slow fashion to slow food to slow church, most of which have sprung up in the last 20 years, and most of which point a steady finger at modernity. This issue is full of people chasing slow. Slow living, slow aging, slow science—the idea of slow has a hold on us.
- Casual Sex May Be Improving America’s Marriages: One-night stands and friends with benefits are just what your brain ordered, by Helen Fisher
- Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes: The high speed of society has jammed your internal clock, by Chelsea Wald
- Whiskey Can’t Hide Its Age Either: Anxious distillers are trying to make bourbon old before its time, by Tasha Eichenseher
- This issue also includes contributions from: Jonathan Berger, Kevin Berger, Rene Ebersole, Matthew R. Francis, Brian Gallagher, Ferris Jabr, Jonathon Keats, Justin Nobel, Adam Piore, Abby Rabinowitz, Julia Rosen, Daniel Wolf Savin, David Shultz, Edward Slingerland, Fredrik Sjöberg, and Rachel Sussman.