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The science behind pornography

Kevin Majeres | 22 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: addiction, neuroscience, pornography
How to break the momentum.


Rise of the neurolawyers

Lowell J. McDonald | 10 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: justice, neurolaw, neuroscience, psychopaths
Will brain scans transform the application of justice?


Why you’ll never be able to upload your brain to the cloud

Nicolas P. Rougier | 13 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: brain, brain upload, neuroscience, transhumanism
The complexity of the brain is unbelievably immense.


Silicon soul: The vain dream of electronic immortality

Nicolas P. Rougier | 12 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: brain research, brain upload, neuroscience, Ray Kurzweil, transhumanism
Transhumanists dream of uploading their brains onto the internet. Is this possible?


Back to school briefing: 7 myths of social psychology

Denyse O'Leary | 05 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: neuroscience, social psychology
Many lecture room icons from decades past are looking tarnished now.


“I will” means something after all

Denyse O'Leary | 03 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: free will, neuroscience
Is free will becoming fashionable again in neuroscience?


Permanent Present Tense

Francis Phillips | 21 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, memory, neuroscience
The moving story of a man whose memory was limited to what happened 30 seconds ago.


The slow death of a pseudo-discipline

Denyse O'Leary | 24 June 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolutionary psychology, neuroscience
Enthusiasm for neuro-everything seems to be waning in the light of evidence that brain scans don't tell us very much.


What’s going on behind baby’s big blue eyes?

Olivia Carter | 23 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: child development, consciousness, neuroscience
A study published last week appears to contain the first scientific evidence that a 5-month-old infant is conscious.


Brain explosion: big neuroscience teams up with Obama

Denyse O'Leary | 08 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, love, neuroscience
The US President is backing a brain activity map project that would cost billions and may be fatally flawed.


How education hijacked brain research

Max Coltheart | 11 December 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, neuroscience
Some governments and schools are considering high-cost brain training programs despite a lack of evidence of any educational benefits.


Ivy League brain on bikinis

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 August 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: male studies, modesty, neuroscience


The battle to reclaim free will

Andrew Mullins | 06 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: free will, neuroscience
Most neuroscientists today are materialists who believe that everything we do is determined. But this ignores our rationality and free will. There must be a better way.


How love goes to one’s head

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 March 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: love, marriage, neuroscience
Okay, here’s something positive about brain research. The sense of feeling loved and cared for shapes the brain and the brain in turn shapes our relationships.


Will women stock exchange traders rescue Wall Street?

Denyse O'Leary | 23 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, global financial crisis, neuroscience
The new science of neuroeconomics is making big claims. Can they be justified?


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