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Epiphenom
Covers the latest research into the psychology and sociology of religion and non-belief.
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Dormivigilia
Neuroscience blog focused on sleep, circadian rhythms, and athleticism.
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Kraut Science
The Scientific Method Applied to Modern Life
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Library of Alexandria
Science, Technology, Conservation, Psychology blog
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Neurobabble
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Charlie Tyack - @dychopsynamic
UK Trainee Clinical Psychologist researching an art-based intervention for dementia.
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Wadsworth Guidance
This blog explains and speculates about the significance of the research from the Wadsworth Laboratory at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. A stochastic model for axon guidance is explored. The goal is to better understand axon guidance in the developing nervous system. This model is relevant to neuroscience, developmental biology, and genetics.
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Project Reason
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Perfuming the Mind
Human pheromones: Effects and Affects Perfuming the Mind details aspects of molecular biology that link human pheromones to what is known about the molecular neuroscience of the mind. It is resource of technical information for those who want to learn more than social scientists will ever tell you about the biology of behavior.
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From Brain from Top to Bottom
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Survival of the Nicest: How Altruism Made Us Human and Why It Pays to Get Along
By Stefan Klein Synopsis: This revelatory tour de force by an acclaimed and internationally bestselling science writer upends our understanding of “survival of the fittest”—and invites us all to think and act more altruistically. The phrase […]
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Need to turn off the pain? Well now we can!
 My sister suffers from chronic pain issues. I’ve written several posts about how her autoimmune disease is a special brand of pain that you will thankfully (almost certainly) never have […]

Little JW, Ford A, Symons-Liguori AM, Chen Z, Janes K, Doyle T, Xie J, Luongo L, Tosh DK, Maione S & Bannister K (2014). Endogenous adenosine A3 receptor activation selectively alleviates persistent pain states., Brain : a journal of neurology, PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25414036

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Synesthesia can be learned
Synesthesia is a condition where one stimulus (like a letter) automatically is experienced with another attribute (like a colour) that is not actually present. About 4% of people have some form of this sensory mixing. It has been generally assumed that synesthesia is inherited because it runs in families. But it has been clear that […]

Bor, D., Rothen, N., Schwartzman, D., Clayton, S. & Seth, A. (2014). Adults Can Be Trained to Acquire Synesthetic Experiences, Scientific Reports, 4 7089. DOI: 10.1038/srep07089

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What it Means to be Vulnerable
It’s a fact of life that you can’t truly form a relationship with at least some degree of vulnerability. You have to open up at some point or another. This has been one of those particular problems for me and as I get older I’m slowly learning how to let people in. The truth of […]
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Illusion Makes People Speak with the Voice of Their Avatar
Think you’re in control of your own body? A simple virtual-reality session could not only make you feel like an avatar’s body is your own, but make you speak more like the digital character. First there was the rubber-hand illusion, a classic experiment that showed syncing up someone’s touch perceptions with what they see happening […]The post Illusion Makes People Speak with the Voice of Their Avatar appeared first on Inkfish.

Banakou D & Slater M (2014). Body ownership causes illusory self-attribution of speaking and influences subsequent real speaking., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25422444

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Brain City
Neurons Illuminate NYC’s Times Square Every night during the month of November, for exactly three minutes (11.57 to midnight), New York City’s Times Square is being hijacked by …neurons. (Image Credit: Sara Karens via New Scientist) One of the things Times Square is best known for is its huge array of electronic displays which cover nearly […]
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Contradictory Ferguson Eyewitnesses Not Unusual
Dozens of eyewitnesses offered evidence about the death of Michael Brown, and much of it was confusing and contradictory. Here's why.
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Chronic Pain Isn't All In The Brain
It's not in the bones, but it might not be in the brain either. X-ray image by ShutterstockBy Andreas Goebel, University of Liverpool read more

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