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The Scicurious Brain

The Good, Bad, and Weird in Physiology and Neuroscience

On Genes and Eating Disorders

At Neurotic Physiology today, I’m talking about eating disorders. We’ve long suspected a genetic basis, but it’s been hard to pinpoint which genes might be involved.

October 9, 2013 — Scicurious

On Genes and Eating Disorders

At Neurotic Physiology today, I’m talking about eating disorders. We’ve long suspected a genetic basis, but it’s been hard to pinpoint which genes might be involved.

October 9, 2013 — Scicurious
Did Your Daddy Raise You to Sing Like That?

Did Your Daddy Raise You to Sing Like That?

When most of us hear birds twittering away in the trees, we hear it as background noise. It’s often hard to separate out one bird from another.

October 7, 2013 — Scicurious

As the World Turns…

Over the past few weeks, some very new and exciting developments have happened here in Sci-land! I’m very happy to say that I’ll soon (in about two weeks) be taking up residence as a full time blogger at Student Science, a part of Science News!

October 4, 2013 — Scicurious

Questions for Educators.

Today, I’m over at Neurotic Physiology, asking educators a question. Have you ever used my blog in the classroom? Have you used it because you liked it?

October 3, 2013 — Scicurious
Scicurious Guest Writer! Where do hunger and cognition intersect?

Scicurious Guest Writer! Where do hunger and cognition intersect?

Please welcome this month’s Scicurious Guest Writer, Zarja Muršič!! Imagine it is Sunday morning. The day when you may finally be free in the morning and have time to go get your king-size breakfast, the one you probably should eat every day.

October 2, 2013 — Scicurious
Practice Spinning, Tiny Dancer

Practice Spinning, Tiny Dancer

In another life and probably like many little girls (or at least, all the ones in my dance classes), I took 14 years of ballet lessons. They gave me grace and a pretty good sense of balance.

September 30, 2013 — Scicurious

IgNobels 2013! Could you walk on water?

Some might say there’s only one person who could do that. But it turns out it might not be so impossible. The real trick to it? An exotic locale.

September 26, 2013 — Scicurious

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