Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
More on the proposed project to study the pain-killing effect of religion – a continuation of the research on the pain-reducing effect of soft porn perhaps ? Only seems to work for men though, sorry girls.
Lovers are worse at spotting other people in love. Truly, love is blind.
Exploding the self-esteem myth – a critical article on the concept of self-esteem from Scientific American.
Research shows passive smoking can have significant negative effects on reading, math, and logic and reasoning, in children and adolescents.