Spike activity 02-10-2015

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

The madness of Charlie Brown. The Lancet has a wonderful article on Lucy, Charlie Brown’s local psychiatrist.

The Atlantic has an excellent piece on new research showing neurons have different genomes.

Mexico’s 13-year-old psychologist is amazing, reports USA Today. Sí, es.

PLOS Neuro has an excellent in-depth piece about the neuroscience of sleep deprivation.

Boring cityscapes increase sadness, addiction and disease-related stress. Is urban design a matter of public health? asks Aeon.

The Wall Street Journal on why a new paper may show that the ‘hot hand’ effect in basketball may be real after all.

Pioneering dubstep DJ and producer Benga was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia last year. He speaks to The Guardian on mental health and his comeback.

The Psychologist has an excellent piece on whether the media be restricted in their reporting of mass shootings to prevent copycat killings.

There’s a good piece in Nature about the state of connectome research in neuroscience.

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