Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Ex-automotive engineer is attempting to understand the brain in terms of thermodynamics and energy transfer.
Trying to describe the taste of wine in flowery language may ruin memory for its taste.
It’s always good to see the annual ‘downloading the brain nearly here‘ story come round again. Presumably foot downloading will be tested first.
“The unpalatable truth is that falling in love is, in some ways, indistinguishable from a severe pathology“. Drug companies to market anti-love medication any day now.
Mothers’ ability for reading babies’ emotions more important than economic status for successful development.
Politicians take note: Charisma by numbers!
Review of the biography of the inventor of lobotomy from the British Medical Journal.