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Welcome to the new home for The Thoughtful Animal! The main focus of this blog is animal cognition. Animals do some pretty cool things, and there are some clever ways for figuring out how an animal thinks...

April 12, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Can brain scans help us understand Homer?

In recent posts, I’ve knocked neuroframing, neuroweapons and neurobics. Next up: neuro-lit-crit.

New York Times culture reporter Patricia Cohen reports that for insights and inspiration literary scholars are turning, inevitably, to neuroscience and evolutionary psychology...

April 7, 2010 — John Horgan

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