Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Seed Magazine has an insightful article on being seduced by the flickering lights of fMRI.
Also see the April 2006 issue of Cortex for a more in-depth approach (warning: their website doesn’t work in Firefox).
Differences in the placenta of pregnant women may predict later autism in baby, suggests new study.
Popular Science on the next generation of artificial limbs, fused directly to human bone and interfaced with the brain.
New study suggests metabolic syndrome may be a health risk for some who take antipsychotic drug clozapine.
Paranoid and suspicious thoughts more common than thought, suggests new survey.
Stroke leaves Geordie women with Jamaican-like voice in a case of foreign accent syndrome (with video).
Mixing Memory tackles debates over the representation of knowledge in a well-thought out article on a complex area.
Actress Ashley Judd reveals her experience of depression.