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Two new articles tackle the issue of whether most research is false... Which raises the question: how do we know whether this research is true? Or whether any of the links which follow are true? Undaunted, I'll continue... Chris of Mixing Memory has a thoughtful article discussing research…
Encephalon, the biweekly collection of the best psychology and neuroscience posts on the web, is now available at Neuroanthropology. In addition to great science, there's a collection of clips from a classic movie about Italian food, "Big Night." Here's my favorite:
However you spin it, handedness changes with aging. How Sapir-Whorf may still have life (via Mind Hacks). But see this analysis of the same data set. How labels help us learn. How computers help writers. How you can get a job like Greta's -- or Chad's. How neurons communicate with each other. How…
Primate Diarist Eric has just posted the 35th edition of Encephalon, the neuroscience and psychology blog carnival. My favourite posts this time round are the Neurocritic's examination of the purported discovery of the "neural basis for optimism", and Jake's description of two-photon fluorescence…