Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:

"To prepare for Wimbledon, Bjorn grew a beard and wore the same Fila shirt during the matches." At Why We Reason, Sam McNerney discusses the science of superstition.

Why do we say that we travel "up north" or "down south"? It turns out that people, in general, assume it's hillier up north. Even if it isn't! Read about it at BPS Research Digest.

At the TEDMED 2012 conference, Addiction Inbox blogger Dirk Hanson caught up with Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky to discuss the disease model of addiction.

There's a lot of talk about the relationship between creativity and mental illness. But let's not romanticize it, warns the Neurocritic: suffering for art is still suffering.