Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Why do some children thrive in adult life despite a background of violence and neglect? Fascinating piece from Mosaic.
Scientific American asks with the flood of neuroscience PhDs, where will all the neuroscientists go? Ask British neuroscientists, they’re probably weighing up their options right now.
Blobs and Pitfalls: Challenges for fMRI Research. Neuroskeptic covers one of a number of ‘rethinking fMRI research pieces’ that has recently come out.
Neurocritic casts a skeptical over several new oxytocin papers that have appeared.
Was Dr. Asperger A Nazi? The Question Still Haunts Autism. A complex question tackled over at NPR.
Psychodiagnosticator asks What do we talk about when we talk about schizophrenia?
There’s a fascinating discussion on language and the culture of internal meaning over at The Psychologist.
Invisibilia, NPR’s people and cognitive science show, has just kicked off a new series.