2005-08-26 Spike activity

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:

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Manchester University initiates a survey on out-of-body experiences – which you can participate in here.

Workaholics are better in bed claims questionable recent study.

The placebo effect causes real-life opioids to flood the brain.

Change blindness is particularly associated with a small area of the parietal lobe, finds magnetic brain stimulation study (via BoingBoing).

In the UK, suicide is most likely to occur on Mondays, possibly due to a “sense of unease over starting something new”.

Men score consistently higher on IQ tests than women, claims controversial new study.

2 Comments

  1. Posted August 26, 2005 at 4:17 pm | Permalink

    I check this blog every day, and no one ever expresses their thanks. I find your information invaluable, and often link back through my monthly newsletter.
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    Joyce

  2. winally
    Posted September 1, 2005 at 9:02 am | Permalink

    yes, I can’t agree Joyce more, i often check this blog, there are a lot of fresh ideas. and now let’s express our thanks to the owner.


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