The best from recent cognitive/brain blogs:
A sober look at mind-reading fMRI pattern classification techniques over at Mind Hacks.
Nabokovian reviews a new computational model of short term memory, using a recurrent network.
What’s all the hooplah about embodied cognition? Why do some believe that bodies in particular are important for mind? MoaP explains a new spin on the classic mind-body “problem.”
The Reasoner: a monthly digest of new research on research in cognitive science, philosophy, AI, statistics, law, and anywhere “reasoning” comes up. I should hope that’s all of science…
How to filter and read pubmed articles through RSS feeds. This has revolutionized the way I find papers.
Researchers at the University of Vienna think that dogs are as smart as 14 month olds. Hmmmm….
Can you patent a method of creating life?
Don’t pick on “traditional medicine” – you might get in trouble with Oxford University.
An interesting interview with a computational vision researcher and his solution to the problem of face recognition.
A role for neuronal inhibition in the “integration operations” of working memory.
Finally, David Chalmers and John Horgan talk about consciousness in this video blog.
Top ten ways to become a cyborg, DIY style!
Wowwee Toys, darlings of roboticists everywhere, have a new robotic toy: the robopanda.