2005-09-16 Spike activity

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


Survey finds that women are more likely to try bisexuality, particularly in their late teens and early twenties.

Keeping your emotions in check during a distressing event may impair memory for the details.

People who score highly on measures of schizotypy show greater right hemisphere activation, and are branded ‘weird’, ‘odd’, ‘quirky’ and ‘awkward’ by a clumsy write-up.

Science News discusses research on links between brain areas implicated in experiencing pain and the thought of pain.

Older people are less tactful suggests new study.

Physically abused children remain sensitive to even subtle signs of anger and find it hard to ‘relax’ even after the situtation has resolved.

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