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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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Why We Sleep, Revisted

Academics / Neuroscience : Neuroskeptic (2 years ago)

I've got another guest post over at Discover magazine: Is the Purpose of Sleep to Let Our Brains “Defragment,” Like a Hard Drive? It's an expanded version of two Neuroskeptic posts(1,2) about the theory that the job of slow-wave sle... 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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