Spike activity 28-08-2015

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

Vice has an excellent documentary about how skater Paul Alexander was affected by mental illness as he was turning pro.

The US Navy is working on AI that can predict a pirate attacks reports Science News. Apparently it uses Arrrrgh-tificial intelligence. I’m here all week folks.

The New York Times has a good piece on the case for teaching ignorance to help frame our understanding of science.

Yes, Men’s and Women’s Brains Do Function Differently — But The Difference is Small. Interesting piece on The Science of US.

Lots of junk reporting on the Reproducibility Project but these are some of the best we’ve not mentioned so far:
* Neuropsychologist Dorothy Bishop gives her take in The Guardian.
* The BPS Research Digest gives a good run-down of the results

Good video interview with philosopher Patricia Churchland on neuroscience for SeriousScience.

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