Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
British and American smiles may be different, claims book author (thanks David!).
Cognitive Daily on the neglected area of self-discipline and its importance in acheivement.
Author Jay Ingram on the evidence that subliminal ads influence behaviour.
URB597, an antidepressant drug in development, increases brain levels of chemicals found in cannabis.
The Huge Entity discusess ‘Sex, emotion and the female amygdala‘.
Face to Face: The Science of Reading Faces: Transcript and video of an interview with psychologist Paul Ekman.
Monitoring real-time activation of pain centres in a brain-scanner can help control pain.
The State has an account of a woman who developed ‘foreign accent syndrome‘ after a stroke.