Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
The Chronicle of Higher Education has an excellent piece arguing for more focus on developing good theories of the brain amid the cascade of cash for neuroscience methods.
Moving Beyond Left Brain, Right Brain, Neuroskeptic goes in-depth with Michael Corballis. More neuronerd goodness from PLOS Neuro.
Nature magazine has a special open-access special on depression.
Neuroskeptic has some more wonderful etymological maps of the brain.
When we lie to children, are we teaching them to be dishonest? Interesting piece from the BPS Research Digest.
BBC News reports on a colour blind artist who had a camera implanted in his skull to allow him to hear colours.
There’s a good post on Providentia on Barnum statements and the psychology of vague complements.