Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
American Scientist talks to psychologist Marc Hauser on the prospect of a moral instinct.
Research finds ‘unique brain gene’ – again.
A Blog Around The Clock asks should we rewrite the textbook on neuron regulation channels?
The ‘Hobbit’ debate rumbles on: New groups of researchers claim that Hobbit was a ‘disabled caveman‘.
A newspaper article in The Telegraph to accompany a recent TV series looks at the influence of biology and genetics on what makes us human.
How do we keep track of multiple objects? Cognitive Daily investigates the latest research.
A humorous list of logical fallacies in computational neuroscience are unearthed by OmniBrain.
Developing Intelligence looks at the latest research on the tricky problem of visual binding – the ability to combine different sources of sensory information into one conscious perception.