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.