2006-06-16 Spike activity

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

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The Boston Globe has a review of Walter Benjamin’s collected writings on drugs and intoxication.

Study finds Prozac worse than placebo at treating anorexia (via AADT)

South America’s indigenous Aymara people have a ‘reverse concept’ of time.

The Phineas Gage Group apply behavioural science to legal education.

Older people do mellow with age – they’re quicker to perceive happiness, slower to perceive fear.

World of Psychology report that child abuse may be a causal factor in schizophrenia.

Psychologist Dana Leighton is recording and podcasting her general psychology lectures.

Developing Intelligence looks at recent research which is trying to determine the main alogorithms of the prefrontal cortex.

One I missed in a previous post… Chronobiology blog Coturnix has now moved to A Blog Around the Clock.

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