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YES! Sci applied, and got picked, to be one of the "neurobloggers" for the Society for Neuroscience meeting this year in Washington, DC!! It's gonna be a GOOD time.
I originally published this on January 31, 2007. If you really read this blog "for the articles", especially the chronobiology articles, you are aware that the light-dark cycle is the most powerful environmental cue entraining circadian clocks...
Another day, another treasure trove of sciencey goodness on the blogs:- Cheryl Murphy - Learning the Look of Love: In your Eyes, the Light the Heat - Maria Konnikova - Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Why Most of Us Wouldn’t Be Able to Tell That Watson Fought in Afghanistan - Bora Zivkovic - Lesson of the Day: Circadian Clocks are HARD to shift!...
Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Why Most of Us Wouldn’t Be Able to Tell That Watson Fought in Afghanistan
I remember well my amazement when I heard my first ever demonstration of Holmes’s observational and deductional prowess in A Study in Scarlet.
Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Why Most of Us Wouldn't Be Able to Tell That Watson Fought in Afghanistan
I remember well my amazement when I heard my first ever demonstration of Holmes's observational and deductional prowess in A Study in Scarlet . We had just settled in, as we did every Sunday night, to listen to the evening's reading entertainment...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week.Ready for some psychological and neuroscientific Halloween science blogging? Here you go!
I originally published this on February 28, 2007. This is a story about two mindsets - one scientific, one not - both concerned with the same idea but doing something very different with it...
Welcome back from the weekend - I hope it was a good one.As usual on Monday, we have the new Image of the Week for you to enjoy.Some updates first...T
Sci saw this paper being tweeted around the internets recently, a paper on the evolution of overconfidence. It seemed like a really interesting and cool paper, and I was kind of surprised that no one had covered it...
Ed. Note: What better way to round out Halloween than by considering why it is that clowns can strike fear into our hearts when they're supposed to be harmless?
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