Archive for June, 2008

The Emergence of Collaborative Brain Function

It doesn’t take a neuroimaging study to see that adolescents are in a state of flux. It is the time in our lives that takes us from having the mind and body of a child to possessing the full mental and physical faculties of a young adult. In terms of cognitive ability it is during […]

June 25, 2008 • Posted in: CogNeuro, Development • No Comments

Quote of the Week – Rousseau

“We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being and born a man.” Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762

June 12, 2008 • Posted in: Development, Quotes • No Comments

Good Science vs Public Awareness (Iacoboni)

In cognitive neuroscience debates are usually quite subdued and people rarely, if ever, point fingers negatively. However, in the last 24 hours there has been a rather dramatic reversal of this norm in a debate that has carried on for several years now: whether Marco Iacoboni and his collaborators overstep the bounds of good science […]

June 3, 2008 • Posted in: CogNeuro, Psychology • No Comments

Writing Tools: Scrivener

Writing is one of the most difficult things that I have to do as a scientist. The problem is that writing is a necessary part of both grant applications and article publication, meaning that we really do live and die by the impact our words have on people. That fact is rarely lost on me […]

June 2, 2008 • Posted in: Miscellany, Psychology • 1 Comment