Neurontic

Archives for July, 2007

“We saw that the group with high level of leisure activities presented 38% less risk of developing Alzheimer’s symptoms.” Dr. Yaakov Stern, Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York. Read this interview with Dr. Stern on Sharp Brains, to learn more about building up your “cognitive…

This week I think we could all use a brief reprieve from me and my opinions, so I’m running a review of Phillip Zimbardo’s book The Lucifer Effect, written by the wickedly smart (and just plain wicked) writer Carey Bertolet. Bio Kid-friendly version: Carey Bertolet is an avid reader because she enjoys challenging concepts and…

Domestic Goddesses

Having been raised in California – birthplace of est, vegan bacon, and aerobics – I grew up thinking of life less as an “adventure” than as a relentless self-improvement campaign. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I got more than my fair share of personal affirmation at home, but no matter how special my parents insisted…

New SciBling: Neurophilosophy

Check out the latest edition of Encephalon at Neurophilosophy and note his new home! Welcome to the fold, Mo. We’re happy to have you.