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I’ve written before about how the brains of blind people can show us which aspects of our mental life are strictly tied to certain senses and which are, let’s call them, “sensory-flexible.” Imagining how a person might navigate their world in the absence … Continue reading
I had a paper accepted yesterday! This is my first first-authored paper, which means I saw this thing through from start to finish. And lived to tell the tale. I can hardly believe it myself. This project began when I … Continue reading
“Happiness depends not on how well things are going…but whether they are going better than expected.” Opinion papers are fun. It’s like going to a bar with a scientist and asking what they really think. They might be wrong, but … Continue reading
If you use social media sites like Facebook or Twitter, you’re part of a massive social network. Think about your personal network. How many different social circles are represented? Do you communicate with people in some circles more than others? … Continue reading
I had wanted to write up Amy Bastian‘s excellent 8:30 am talk from SfN, and finally it is happening. That’s right, my hangover and I were front and center so you didn’t have to be. I’m looking at you, #sfnbanter. … Continue reading