Luc Reid writes extensively on the psychology and neuroscience of self-motivation at He is a Writers of the Future winner and author of Talk the Talk: The Slang of 65 American Subcultures (Writer’s Digest Books, 2006). His fiction appears regularly on The Daily Cabal and has also seen print in Abyss & Apex, Brain Harvest, and elsewhere. He runs the online, spec-fic neopro writers’ group Codex and is a former radio commentator for Jacksonville, Florida NPR affiliate WJCT. Luc lives on a hillside in Vermont with his son and a menagerie of musical instruments.


Luc Reid has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Future Brains: Neuroscience Fiction versus Neuroscience Fantasy

NON-FICTION by Luc Reid in Issue 42 – March 2010

Science fiction has had brains on the brain at least since Dr. Frankenstein installed one in his monster. Over the years science fiction has depicted technologies like mind control (in Star Trek, for example), instant learning (The Matrix), telepathy (Robert Heinlein’s Time for the Stars), and transferring memories and skills (The Dollhouse). While some of […]