Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
The worst neurobollocks infographics on the web – found by the neurobollocks blog.
The symptoms of cyberchondria. Only Human covers an interesting study on online hypochondria.
The Chicago Reader has a profile of razor-sharp psychologist and voice-hearer Nev Jones.
The trials and benefits of bringing up a bilingual baby in The Economist.
USA Today has an excellent piece on how elite troops who are hyper-adjusted to combat re-adjust to civilian life.
The excellent Providentia blog has an interesting historical piece on babies born in the then Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum.
Popping the hood on synaesthesia – what’s going on in there? Interesting piece on the neuroscience of synaesthesia from Wiring the Brain.
The Guardian reports on the luxury-stay addiction rehab industry in Malibu.
BREAKING – Psychologist has opinion: Atheism caused by externalised rage at ‘defective father’ according to new psychoanalytic theory of not believing in Gods reported by Religion News Service.
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Great post, as usual! One small remark: hyperchondria should probably be hypochondria?
It should. Now fixed. Thank you!
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