Spike activity 09-01-2015

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

Game theorists crack poker according to a fascinating report from Nature. First nuclear war, now poker. Whatever next!

Harvard Business Review has a genuinely interesting piece on the psychology of office politics.

Child mental health services have been secretly cut by £50m according to BBC News. What we need is some important politician to tell us how important mental health is to make this right again.

British Journal of Psychiatry puts a psychedelic portrait of the Shulgins on its front cover. Rumour has it that if you lick the pages your hallucinations disappear.

There’s an interesting piece in Wired about images specifically generated to mislead AI image recognition algorithms.

The New York Times has an extended and interesting profile of innovative neuroscientist Sebastian Seung.

Can deaf people hear hallucinated voices? An interesting piece in Mosaic tackles the issue.

1 thought on “Spike activity 09-01-2015”

  1. Glad that the Shulgins’ work is finally being discovered and celebrated by the scientific mainstream. A little surprised that it’s the BJP, though. What’s going on over there in the UK, someone spiking the water with LSD? First The Psychologist had an entire issue dedicated to hallucinogens, now this. Hoping it catches on over here across the pond, too.

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