2007-01-12 Spike activity

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

Cognitive Daily examines how sound affects our visual perception (with nifty video!).

Does a US Government training cartoon make light of mental health issues in war veterans? Decide for yourself.

Science reports that a new study uncovers exactly how solvent abuse affects the brain.

Ramachandran discusses the neurology of self-awareness in the Edge 10th anniversary essay.

Neurontic considers the links between Capgras delusion, reasoning and the limits of the rational mind.

Is there such a thing as a truth serum? Retrospectacle investigates.

Neurocritic looks at research research applying fMRI brain scanning technology to people making shopping decisions.

New Scientist looks at research on the surprisingly accuracy of snap decisions.

King of the Cortex: the functions of the anterior prefrontal cortex, the very front of the brain, are discussed by Developing Intelligence.

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