2006-08-11 Spike activity

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


Psychiatrist Peter Kramer reviews ‘Oath Betrayed: Torture, Medical Complicity, and the War on Terror’ in the Washington Post.

Cognitive Daily on psychedelic sunglasses.

Could ‘ketamine therapy‘ treat depression? asks the Washington Post.

The New York Times reports on the use of the medical lunch as a drug-company marketing tool.

Seed Magazine reports on an experiment using drug induced amnesia to examine the structure of memory.

Can differences in national levels of trust be partly explained by nutrition? Zack Lynch picks up on an interesting research paper that suggests it can.

The Telegraph has a short piece on the nature of consciousness.

Does the amount of email in your inbox say anything about your personality? Let me think…

Maori people may have a higher prevalence of a gene which has been linked to aggression. Restrospectacle analyses the controversy.

Jake Young has more careful analysis on mind and brain gender differences.

PsyBlog springs back into life!

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