… special issue of The Kernel over at the Daily Dot. Varying quality from the different entries, as could be expected, but the following are certainly worth a read:
- “Why We’re Living in an Era of Neuroscience Hype,” by Neuroskeptic.
- “The Harsh Truth about Speed-Reading,” by Simon Oxenham.
- “The Promise and Peril of DIY Electrical Brain Stimulation,” by Anna Denejkina.
And while on the topic of electrical brain stimulation, Neurocritic summarizes Prof György Buzsáki’s recent, and potentially devastating, critique of tDCS as a tool for affecting neural activity.