Thursday, May 31, 2007

Random tidbits from the mind blogsphere - 5-31-07

  • Check out the Brain Injury blog for a post regarding a possible link between Parkinson's disease and head trauma.
  • Thanks again to the great DI blog for a post regarding the neural substrates of symbol use
  • ENL blog has an interesting post on how video game training may increase visual span
  • Thanks to Mind Hacks for the FYI re: a New York Times book review of a new book on neuroplasticity - the brain's ability to re-organize itself after neurological insult/brain injury.
  • More on new books. The Neuroethics and Law Blog reports information regarding a new book (Intervening in the brain) on the emerging ethical issues surrounding our increased intervention in the brain via neurotechnology.
  • Omni Brain highlights a recent study dealing with the impact of training executive function abilities in young children.

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