Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
More news on developments in ‘lie detector’ technology – a mix of informed journalism and wild speculation.
A journalist’s personal experience of synaesthesia, the experience of having information in one sense, cross over to another (tasting words, for example).
A recent study suggests a drink a day seems to be protective against mental decline in older women.
Howard Rheingold on the psychology of texting.