I intend to post an announcement about the best Cog Neuro theses of the year shortly, but this post will contain the last set of links to topic-relevant stories and PhD positions for the summer, with a resumption of normal activity around the middle of August. So, on the the links: Simon Oxenham on lucid […]
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Dorothy Bishop on editorial integrity. Neuroskeptic on decoding faces, null results, and voodoo neuroscience. The Neuroethics Blog on the ethics of consumer tDCS devices. Simon Oxenham on gender stereotypes and their impact on the scientific endeavor. PLoS Neuroscience Community put together a collection of important papers on neurodegenerative diseases. 1 Boring Old Man on anti-depressants […]
… 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.