Farewell to Brain and Behavior (Fall 2009 Edition)

Over the course of our Brain and Behavior unit for Frontiers this semester there have been a number of interesting articles out on related topics. Here are some of them:

WIRED: The uncertainties of fMRI (do dead fish really think?)

EurekAlert: fMRI detection of our innate number sense

EurekAlert: The Neurology of Concepts

Should we be skeptical of this? (Show me the data!)

WIRED: Are Placebos Getting Stronger?

Finally, the Wikipedia has an interesting article on something called the “Hard Problem of Consciousness”:

Wikipedia: The Hard Problem of Consciousness


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