Spike activity 13-11-2015

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

The Weak Science Behind the Wrongly Named Moral Molecule. The Atlantic has some home truths about oxytocin.

Neurophilosophy reports on some half a billion year old brains found preserved in fool’s gold.

An Illuminated, 5,000-Pound Neuron Sculpture Is Coming to Boston. Boston magazine has some pictures.

Guardian Science Weekly podcast has neuroscientist David Eagleman discussing his new book.

A neurologist frustrated by the obstacles to his work on brain-machine interfaces paid a surgeon in Central America $25,000 to implant electrodes into his brain. MIT Tech Review reports.

Business Insider reports on Google’s troubled robotics division. It’s called Replicant, so I’m guessing incept dates may be a point of contention.

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