Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Slate has an in-depth piece on the ‘real story’ of Phineas Gage. Perhaps not such a revelation to some but beautifully told nonetheless.
There’s an extensive piece on the latest developments with neuromorphic chips in MIT Tech Review.
Things You Cannot Unsee (and What That Says About Your Brain). Nice piece on visual perception and scence interpretation in the brain from The Atlantic.
Wired takes us Inside the Strange New World of DIY Brain Stimulation.
Fascinating piece on BPS Research Digest: The enigma of dyslexic musicians.
A short history of game panics. Reason magazine takes us on a trip through history.
Neuroskeptic discusses a new study on how fMRI studies could be confounded by the pattern of the participants’ breathing.