… interesting discussion from Simon Oxenham on the replication crisis and the importance of negative experimental findings, an issue also touched on in a recent (and more mainstream) Last Week Tonight segment on scientific progress from John Oliver. In addition, Neuroskeptic talks about (replication) problems for the purported “optimism bias,” while Angela Grant meditates on […]
… on <a href="http://blogs free project planning software.plos.org/neuro/2016/06/07/brain-signatures-of-spontaneous-thoughts/”>spontaneous thoughts and PTSD.
Potentially interesting for our students, from the following locations: Leuven (Belgium) Dresden (Germany) Frankfurt am Main (Germany) Maastricht (Netherlands)
11 June, 2016. And, to the benefit of everybody not in London, the whole event will be livestreamed!
… including a story on the minimally conscious state (MCS), a polemic against the computer metaphor of the mind, an argument against the view that we have privileged access to our own thoughts, and reasoned skepticism about the dangers of AI.
… available entirely for free (as PDFs of the individual chapters), and with Volume 9 having just been finished!
Neuroscience MPhil opening in Brisbane (Australia), with funding! PhD on fear/anxiety in Münster (Germany) – electrophysiological experience a big plus.
… at least not judging by his takedown.