Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
The New York Times examines the factors that contribute to exceptional talents and ‘expert performance‘.
Cognitive Daily analyses research that shows that hypnotism can abolish the Stroop effect.
People with autism show different brain activity during resting or ‘day dreaming’ times than others, reports brain-imaging study.
Nobel-prizewinning neuroscientist Eric Kandel is profiled by The Loom’s Carl Zimmer. With audio interview and sample chapter of Kandel’s memoir.
BrainEthics looks at the contribution of genetics to cognition, inspired by a special issue on the topic from the journal Behavior Genetics.