Your brain isn't alone in processing emotion - it needs your body, too! Find out how the brain and body interact in processing emotions at Bill Yates's blog Brain Posts: Brain and Gut in Processing Emotion
Neuroskeptic points out that, "antipsychotic use in Canadian children and teens is rising dramatically - prescriptions more than doubled in just 4 years, from 2005 to 2009." Find out why: Young, Canadian and on Antipsychotics
A handful of disorders have been hypothesized to involve a "disconnection," or a reduction in connectivity among brain areas. Find out what disconnection might be behind psychopathy over at Neurocritic: The Disconnection of Psychopaths.
That's it for this week... Check back next week for more great psychology and neuroscience blogging!
The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Jason G. Goldman is a science journalist based in Los Angeles. He has written about animal behavior, wildlife biology, conservation, and ecology for Scientific American, Los Angeles magazine, the Washington Post, the Guardian, the BBC, Conservation magazine, and elsewhere. He contributes to Scientific American's "60-Second Science" podcast, and is co-editor of Science Blogging: The Essential Guide (Yale University Press). He enjoys sharing his wildlife knowledge on television and on the radio, and often speaks to the public about wildlife and science communication. Follow Jason G. Goldman on Twitter