2005-12-02 Spike activity

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:

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The New York Times disusses the trials discusses the psychology of child prodigies.

A study finds that the chemical high from new romantic love fades after a year.

Blog ‘The Huge Entity’ presents some choice Shakespearean quotes on psychological themes.

Computer scientists create a model of ‘surprise

The more creative / schizotypal a person is, the more sexual partners they are likely to have (or, perhaps, report?)

New theory links Alzheimer’s disease to diabetes.

Wired report on the Dalai Lama’s recent meetings with neuroscientsts studying meditation

The New York Times discusses the debates over internet addiction and newly offered treatments (via Slashdot).

A new blog highlights the latests in neuroimaging and brain scanning research. Enter Brainscan.

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