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If you need a neurohook, think language acquisition, attention, mirror neurons, make your pick. No need. This one wins on entertainment value alone. via the twitter feed of the fine writer P.D. Smith. When you’re done, tune into RadioLab’s stunning piece on Hamlet’s last utterings.

Jim Schnabel has an interesting story at Nature, free to all viewers, on the tetchy difficult of assessing how TV affects kids. I’ve often wondered whether the rise in ADHD diagnoses was due at least partly to TV. This story looks at a researcher who — amazed at how riveted his infant son was by…