- @edyong209 asks: can a sniff of oxytocin improve the social skills of autistic people? Apparently yes: http://bit.ly/dqVSIV
- @neurocritic on on alien hand syndrome and agency error http://bit.ly/d8D3kY & on neuropsychoanalysis: http://bit.ly/bU3LyD
- @vaughanbell wonders whether you really can be frightened to death: http://bit.ly/d0ehYL
- @podblack on facilitated communication and Belgian Rom Houben. Newsflash: it didn't really work: http://bit.ly/aTHvWy
- @sharpbrains head honcho @AlvaroF interviews Michael Merzenich on brain training, etc. http://bit.ly/5kfG7w
- @sharpbrains says working memory is a better predictor of academic success than IQ: http://bit.ly/5Q3ZJ5
- @somatosphere has a summary of an interdisciplinary UCLA conference on the Cultural and Biological Contexts of Psychiatric Disorder: http://bit.ly/d1J1tT
- @researchdigest says swanky cars enhance men's appeal to women, but not women's to men: http://bit.ly/dr9krV
- @BrainBlogger on a BMJ article that concluded children with a high IQ have a reduced risk of mortality as adults: http://bit.ly/9T4Hhy
- @BrainBlogger argues the act of speaking in tongues as a verifiable language phenomenon: http://bit.ly/bOlKX2
- @jonahlehrer reveals sportspeople don't maximize gains like game theory predicts: http://bit.ly/bw769F. Von Neumann pissed.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Encephalon (@encephalon_), the world's best mindy/brainy/behaviory blag carnival! Since I've finally joined the whole Twitter party properly (@michaelmeadon), I figured making this the Twitter Edition would be fun. It also features an entirely gratuitous picture of a hot bird (haha), right. So, here are some 'Tweets', all < 140 characters... (The @xxx's refer to the relevant person's Twitter account, if there is one, and the link at the end of each 'Tweet' goes to the blog entry).