neuroscience


The brain is not a ‘meat computer’

Michael Egnor | 22 January 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: materialism, neuroscience, phrenology


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.


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