Archive for the ‘Meta’ Category

Adiós Academia

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything of neuro-subtance since, oh, January 2012. Well, between you and me, there is a perfectly good reason why that is the case. That was about the time I completed the paperwork to end my neuroscience career and begin a new adventure in private industry as a […]

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs died today. I found out while I was on the bus as I came home from work. He was a technology pioneer to be sure. Certainly one of the most effective CEOs to come around since the title was invented. Through his leadership a stream of amazing and beautiful devices were released to […]

October 6, 2011 • Posted in: Meta • 5 Comments

Want your brain scanned?

Our lab is recruiting subjects for a new study of human memory across the lifespan. We are currently running our first phase of the study. If you are between the ages of 25 and 35 and live in the Santa Barbara area please read the text below and email us if you are interested. – […]

June 7, 2011 • Posted in: Meta • 1 Comment

Spring/Summer 2010 Conference Schedule

It is going to be a busy conference season again this spring. I will be at the following professional gatherings over the next few months – send me an email if you will be attending as well and would like to meet up. I’ll buy the first round and we can talk shop. Lake Ontario […]

The Internet Found the Atlantic Salmon

The last 72 hours have seen an incredible increase in traffic here at prefrontal.org. To sum it up in a single sentence: the site has received as many hits in the last three days as it has during the past two years. Yeah, really. My activity graph on the WordPress Dashboard looks like this: It […]

Upcoming Talk: Bay Area Memory Meeting

I’ll be giving a short presentation on individual differences and fMRI experimental design at the upcoming Bay Area Memory Meeting (BAMM) on Monday, August 24th. If you are around Genentech Hall at the UCSF Mission Bay campus and have some time available in the late afternoon then you should definitely swing by!

Atlantic Salmon Index

This post serves as an index of the articles that reference the ‘Neural correlates of interspecies perspective taking in the post-mortem Atlantic Salmon: An argument for multiple comparisons correction’ paper. There have been four posts so far, each listed below: [1] Human Brain Mapping 2009 – Presentations http://prefrontal.org/blog/2009/06/human-brain-mapping-2009-presentations/ [2] Atlantic Salmon – MRI Data http://prefrontal.org/blog/2009/07/atlantic-salmon-mri-data/ […]

June 15, 2009 • Posted in: Meta • 3 Comments

The OHBM has been good to me

Just got word that I was given a travel award for the Human Brain Mapping conference in June: http://ric.uthscsa.edu:9000/TravelAwards/awardees.html This year’s HBM conference is shaping up to be rather epic. I have two abstracts accepted for poster presentations, one of which was chosen for an oral presentation later that weekend. Now they are even giving […]

April 20, 2009 • Posted in: CogNeuro, Meta • No Comments

Spring ’09 Conference Schedule

It is going to be a busy conference season this spring. I will be at the following professional gatherings over the next few months – send me an email if you will be attending as well and would like to meet up. I’ll buy the first round and we can talk shop. Cognitive Neuroscience Society […]

Voodoo Correlations Index

This post serves as an index of the articles that reference the ‘Voodoo Correlations in Social Neuroscience’ debate. The original paper has now been renamed ‘Puzzlingly high correlations in fMRI studies of emotion, personality, and social cognition’. There have been five posts so far, each listed below: [1] Voodoo Correlations in Social Neuroscience: http://prefrontal.org/blog/2009/01/voodoo-correlations-in-social-neuroscience/ [2] […]