Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
The thrill of cutting into a human brain says The Spectator, who have clearly never tried to operate on themselves after reading a HOWTO on the internet.
The Loom has collected some brain visualisation fly-throughs and give the low-down and what they’re about.
It turns out the Daily Mail is obsessed with brain tumours – to quite a weird extent.
Time magazine reports that after having pharmaceutical companies refuse to provide drugs for lethal injection, Texas announces it has found a new supply of execution drugs but won’t say from where.
fMRI – through the medium of song. Neurocritic finds a musical number on brain imaging.
Science News has an interesting interview on the science of unconsciousness.
Does the brain speak the truth of the self? Somatosphere with a wordy but rewarding essay.
Nature reports that the US BRAIN initiative and European Human Brain Project are to join forces. Rebel neuroscientists, striking from a hidden base…