… a brief post on biased sampling when assessing brain damage in NFL players, and an interesting piece on “aphantasia”, i.e. the inability to generate mental visual images.
… appropriate deconstruction of the issue – in relation to money priming – over at Neuroskeptic.
… discussed over at Neuroskeptic.
… a lengthy critique from James Coyne, over at PLOS blog Mind the Brain.
… 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 […]
… Neuroskeptic on a new website cataloguing some of the problems with varying methods.
… discussion of a potentially quite important new Westfall & Yarkoni paper over at Neuroskeptic.
Lots of activity in the cogneuro realm of the internet recently. Some of it summed up here: First off, CNS has a number of recent pieces: An interview with Brian Wandell of Stanford – this year’s winner of the CNS George A. Miller Prize – about computational neuroimaging. An interview with Adriana Galvan of UCLA […]