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Monthly archives: November 2006


Turkey Day Links
2006-11-23 12:55
by Ken Arneson

Happy Holidays. Have some links with your stuffing:

Neuron noise may be bayesian. More on this.

A series of articles on emotional truth.

This doesn't have anything to do with aesthetics or neuroscience, but I just wanted to write the words Cretaceous Normal Synchron.

The mathematics of memory.

2006-11-04 11:08
by Ken Arneson

The brain is a freakishly efficient computer.

Developments in the understanding of short-term and long-term memories.

Humans have mirror neurons for sound. The brain treats musical patterns in similar ways to visual patterns and language.

A grammar of morality? Marc D. Hauser has written a book on how our moral intuitions work and why they evolved.

How Do You Look is an art exhibit exploring eye-hand coordination. There's a interesting comparison between an artist and a surgeon.

A neuroscientist defends his turf from outsiders. Somehow I think Kuhn predicted this response.

A primer on sex differences in the brain.