Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
A review of cases of people who have woken up from coma.
The latest issue of Nature Neuroscience has an temporary open access special on the neurobiology of obesity.
Two recent studies suggest loneliness can affect the immune system and heart.
BBC Radio 4 science programme The Material World examines hearing and genetic hearing loss. Includes “the sound of a healthy ear”. Really.
New Scientist discusses what we can learn about human conflict from the animal kingdom.
Great Cognitive Daily article on an experimental test of flashbulb memory.