YourBrainonDrugs.net is an open science project run that investigates the psychology and sociology of everyday drink and drug use. We are writing smartphone games that will give casual drug users feedback on their consumption and how these affect their cognitive and emotional state. The blog reports on our project and other things of interest.
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I wrote a novel. There are some drugs in it but not so many. More probably went into making it. The original idea came to me as a result of taking mushrooms and a lot of caffeine was involved in … Continue reading →
The general assumption is that rock stars who don’t take drugs have either taken so many they’ve got bored or ill that they were forced to stop, or they are just a bit boring. As an exception that proves the … Continue reading →
Big data is already a lot like magic. Based on your spending habits Mastercard are supposed to know that you are getting a divorce before you do, computers are better at predicting good vintages than wine experts, facebook and google … Continue reading →
Along the same lines as Google Flu Trends, researchers at Microsoft, Stanford and Columbia University are investigating whether search data can be used to find interactions between drugs. They recently found an interaction.Using automated software tools to examine queries by … Continue reading →
It’s… the Baby Laughter project. I’m not entirely sure why I haven’t mentioned this before but readers of this blog might be interested in one of my other projects. In my day job, I am a baby scientist at Birkbeck … Continue reading →
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