Four new publications to add to the list! Our professor, Antti Revonsuo, has a new monograph coming in 2018 with the scholarly publisher Routledge, Foundations of Consciousness. According to the blurb, the book “provides an essential introduction to the scientific and philosophical approaches to consciousness for students in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, and philosophy.” An […]
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 […]
… challenged by new research, as reported by Neuroskeptic. While there, a new piece on the brain’s migraine generator.
… 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 […]
… on technologies to repair and improve brain cognition, and on brain training video games.
… recent talks from the annual CNS meeting in New York.
… or is it the university press release’s fault? Proper takedown over at Neuroskeptic.