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Archives for June, 2009

Here at Encephalon‘s temporary North Carolina headquarters, we were miffed to learn that our long-scheduled Keynote address has been upstaged by some upstart computer company’s manufactured “event” in California. Not to be outdone, we’re giving Encephalon an upgrade of our own. Encephalon is now iCephalon. And boy, do we have an exciting lineup of products…

We’ll be hosting Encephalon here at CogDaily on Monday — it’s a bimonthly festival of the best cognitive / neuroscience blog posts on the web. If you’ve got a post you’d like to see included, send an email to encephalon — . — host — @ — gmail — . — com (remove dashes). In…

It’s pretty obvious to most people that the two shoes in this picture are the same size: But if you actually took a ruler to your computer display it would show that the image of my right shoe is nearly twice as wide as the image of my left shoe. Young children will mistakenly say…

The second edition of Cognitive Monthly is now available. “Duke Nukem Comes to Dinner: Do Violent Games Make Violent Kids?” synthesizes and expands on our coverage of the impact of violent video games. Whenever kids are involved in a violent crime, speculation about their upbringing inevitably takes center stage. Were they abused or neglected? Is…