Interesting stories discovered and uncovered the first week of May, 2011
Positively Cognitive (Psych!)
Synthetic brain comes a step closer with creation of artificial synapse http://ow.ly/4HRzj
And now Paul Ekman is selling training on how to detect microexpressions. http://ow.ly/4zd3P
Political Views Tied to Brain Structure – ABC News http://ow.ly/4xoTT
The answers are in: “What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit?” http://ow.ly/4oRG9
Middle-aged? Believe it or not, you’ve never been brainier http://ow.ly/4jobY
Does Time Run Faster When You’re Terrified? | Discover Magazine http://ow.ly/4HW0A and the answer is….no.
Terence McKenna on Connectedness & Consciousness & Perception of Time http://ow.ly/4IeCy
Interaction * Design * Cool Tech
Home Elephant: An App to Help Neighbors Help Neighbors – GOOD http://ow.ly/4HRc3 taking hyperlocal to the next level
Bacon fat keyboard lets real birds tweet (Wired UK) http://ow.ly/4HR2Y how long till we get Shakespeare?
Not just for parolees anymore: GPS tracker for the cognitively impaired http://ow.ly/4HdGj Big Brother is watching & geo-fencing
Shock it to me! Electric ‘Thinking Cap’ increases creativity – Dana Foundation http://ow.ly/4zjRl I’m wearing one now. bzzt!
IDEO.org brings human-centered design to the Social Sector http://ow.ly/4zYat
Sitting All Day Is Worse For You Than You Might Think : NPR http://ow.ly/4HfoY
How meditation might ward off the effects of ageing | The Observer http://ow.ly/4HeKA
Buddhism and the Brain § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM http://ow.ly/4NVYq
Not sure which fruit & veg is better to buy organic? Let the pesticide levels be your guide. http://ow.ly/4aNS7
Do Our Friends Make Us Fatter? : NPR http://ow.ly/4IMzG
Lifting The Veil: Muslim Women On Life With And Without A Headscarf :NPR http://ow.ly/4HU9h Excellent storytelling