The Neuro-Journalism Mill is a blog run by science organisation the McDonnell Foundation that examines recent brain press stories and marks them as wheat – high quality accurate neuroscience stories, or chaff – exaggerated, inaccurate or oversimplified hack pieces.
Actually, some of the ‘chaff’ headlines alone are pretty funny.
“Men’s Brains Have More Cells, Say Scientists Who Counted”
“Cockroaches Can Learn — Like Dogs and Humans”
“Learn More About the Cognitive Paparazzi!”
“Why Do Most 16-Year-Olds Drive Like They’re Missing a Part of Their Brain?”