Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Twin study from the University of Amsterdam suggests a genetic contribution to loneliness.
What are we doing when we look away during a conversation? asks Cognitive Daily.
Brain differences found in relatives of people with autism.
Body image, not menopause, causes lack of desire in older women, argues Petra Boyton.
Interview with Leslie Savan on the influence of advertising and media speak on the style and structure of popular language.
Review of neuroscience studies suggests that adolescents are neurologically more vulnerable to addictions.
Nature reviews Nancy Andreasen’s new book “The Creating Brain: The Neuroscience of Genius”.