Click Here to Read: Brainwashed: Neuroscience vs neurobollocks by Cory Doctorow on the Boing Boing website on November 28, 2013.
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Click Here to Read: Alfred Russel Wallace: A very rare specimen by Stepahnie Pain on The New Scientist Website on November 07, 2013.
Wallace survived 12 years in the tropics collecting specimens (Image: Evstafieff/Down House, Downe, Kent, UK/English Heritage Photo Library/Bridgeman)
Click Here to Read: The New Science of Mind and the Future of Knowledge by Eric Kandel on the Cell Press website.
This article originally appeared as Kandel, Eric (2013). The New Science of Mind and the Future of Knowledge. 546 Neuron 80:546-560 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.
Click Here to Read: Risk Calculator for Cholesterol Appears Flawed by Gina Kolata in The NewYork Times on October 17, 2013,
Click Here to Read: The Bottom Line? Often the Drug Companies’by Marcia Angell in The New York Times on October 17, 2013.
Click Here to Read: New study estimates billions of Earth-sized planets orbiting Sun-like stars in the Milky Way galaxy By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on November 9, 2013.
Artist’s conception of Kepler-22b, a planet 2.4 times the size of Earth orbiting in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star. Whether or not the planet has an atmosphere as depicted is unknown.
Click Here to Read and View: Baby’s Gaze May Signal Autism, a Study Finds Pam Belluck in The New York Times on November 6 , 2013.
Click Here to Read: The Sun’s Magnetic Field is About to Flip on The Why Don’t You Try This website on August 8, 2013.
Click Here to Read: On Living in a Biological Revolution by Donald Fleming in The Atlantic Monthly in February 1969.
Click Here to Read: The Monkey and the Snake: How the Primate Brain Reacts to Serpents A new study probes a hardwired fear of snakes. by Liz Langley in the National Geographic on October 29, 2013.
Humans may be hardwired to fear snakes.Photograph by Robert Pickett, Papilio/Corbis
Click Here to Read: Can science stop government shutdowns? on New Science Website on the October 10, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Penn Research Helps Show that ‘Endowment Effect’ is Not Present in Hunter-Gather Societies on the Penn News Website on October 21, 2013.
Coren Apicella and Eduardo Azevedo
Click Here to Read: Data-Mining Our Dreams By Kelly Bulkeley in The New York Times on October 18, 2013.
Click Here to View: A New Map of How We Think: Top Brain/Bottom Brain Forget dated ideas about the left and right hemispheres. New research provides a more nuanced view of the brain By Stephen M. Kosslyn and G. Wayne Miller on the Wall Street Journal website on October 18, 2013.
Author and neuroscientist Stephen Kosslyn talks to WSJ editor Gary Rosen about the practical implications of new brain research. Are you a Mover, Stimulator, Perceiver or Adaptor? Photo: Getty Images
Click Here to Read: Most Depressing Brain Finding Ever by Marty Kaufman on the Huffington Post website on Septembe 16, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Student-faculty research shows Oreos are just as addictive as drugs in lab rats on the Connecticut College website on October 15, 2013.
Joseph Schroeder, associate professor of psychology and director of the behavioral neuroscience program, and Lauren Cameron ’14 found that eating Oreos activated more neurons in the brain’s “pleasure center” than exposure to drugs of abuse.
Click Here to Read: Brain anatomy and language in young children on the Science Blog website on October 10, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Gray Matter: Evolution and Bad Boyfriends By Piet van den Berg and Tim W. Fawcett in The New York Times on October 11, 2013
Dark alien planet discovered by NASA Scientists are unsure what causes the planet to be so dark, but they believe it could be ‘a chemical we haven’t even thought of yetThursday, October 10th, 2013
Click Here to Read: Dark alien planet discovered by NASA Scientists are unsure what causes the planet to be so dark, but they believe it could be ‘a chemical we haven’t even thought of yet by Space.com on the Mother Nature Network Website on August 12 2011.
Click Here to Read: Latinos struggle to find help for mental health issues By Cindy Y. Rodriguez onthe CNN website on October 9, 2013.
Argentine-born biochemist Cesar Milstein shared the 1984 Nobel Prize for Medicine with Georges Koehler of Germany and Niels Jerne of Denmark. The scientists developed a way to produce monoclonal antibodies, which are used to treat some forms of cancer and several autoimmune diseases.