Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Carl Zimmer tackles a common claim about the brain’s fuel consumption.
Photographer David Maisel has created a touching project photographing unclaimed cannisters of ashes of ex-psychiatric patients found in an abandoned psychiatric hospital.
New breed of video games aim to keep the mind and brain sharp into middle-age and beyond.
Studies finds paradoxical effect – people with phobias who ingest a stress hormone seem to be less stressed during anxiety provoking episodes.
Get your cyber clich√©s at the ready: brain cells fused with computer chip.
New device can indicate the emotional state of a person you’re having a conversation with via a spectacles mounted camera.
CrimePsychBlog reports that findings from the controversial ‘replication’ of Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison Experiment are published.
Switching between different languages can alter your personality, new study suggests.