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Discover The Crux Of Neuroskeptic

I'm very pleased to announce that I've got a post over on Discover Magazine's The Crux blog: Does Brain Scanning Show Just the Tip of the Iceberg?Regular readers should be able to guess which Neuroskeptic post that's based on... but it's been rewritten and, I think, makes a much clearer case than the original. Comments are off, if you want to comment, follow the link.
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The Brain Is Not Made Of Soup

Academics / Neuroscience : Neuroskeptic (3 years ago)

A critical article about psychiatry has been doing the rounds. Regular Neuroskeptic readers will be all too familiar with the issues here, but to many people they're news.Here's an article summarizing the original piece. The author'... Read Post

Do It Like You Dopamine It

Academics / Neuroscience : Neuroskeptic (4 years ago)

Neuroskeptic readers will know that I'm a big fan of theories. Rather than just poking around (or scanning) the brain under different conditions and seeing what happens, it's always better to have a testable hypothesis.I just found ... Read Post

Brain area for empty news stories discovered

Academics / Neuroscience : Mind Hacks (3 years ago)

Satirical website Newsbiscuit has a cutting article making fun of the regular ‘brain scans show…’ news items that are a staple of the popular science pages. Scientists are heralding a breakthrough in brain scan technology after a te... Read Post


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