Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Memory difficulties in older people may signal brain tissue loss in some, reports New Scientist.
GNIF Brain Blogger gives a rundown on the DSM – the diagnostic manual for psychiatric disorders.
The New York Times discusses the psychology of one of the most widely-known but scientifically neglected human motivations – fame.
The Neurophilosopher digs up some beautiful neuroanatomy drawings from the 14th to the 19th centuries.
I don’t know why we don’t just have a permanent feed to Developing Intelligence…
Recent favourites include:
* Interactions of memory and attention
* Sensory gating by prefrontal cortex
* Two connectionist models of reading
ABC Radio’s All in the Mind discusses the Journey Through Madness – a family’s story of their experience of mental illness.