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“Wiring the Brain” (July 18–22, 2013) Cold Spring Harbor

This is a great lineup of speakers and a terrific selection of…

“The Four Kingdom’s of Autism” (NIMH – Director’s Blog)

Here's a link Director Thomas Insel's latest post on autism: NIMH…

Haunted by trauma, tsunami survivors in Japan turn to exorcists (Reuters)

The following was posted by medical anthropologist Sadeq Rahimi…

Neuron – The Future of Memory: Remembering, Imagining, and the Brain

Here's a link to a recent (11/2012) paper in Neuron co-authored…

AAAS: Mapping the brain – Only connect | The Economist

Are psychiatric disorders, which leave no visible trace in the…

Madness or sadness? Local concepts of mental illness in four conflict-affected African communities (Abstract)

http://www.conflictandhealth.com/content/7/1/3/abstract Madness…

How virtual science communities are transforming academic research | Elsevier Connect

How virtual science communities are transforming academic research…

Nature Neuroscience: Focus on Memory

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This special focus includes reviews by Daniel Schacter &…

BBC News – Mind Mapping: Inside the Brain’s Wiring (Human Connectome Project)

We believe that these images [of fiber pathways] will be a rich…

Psychiatry | No New Meds | via Science News

Psychiatry seemed poised on the edge of a breakthrough. In early…

TLS Review of Oliver Sacks’s Hallucinations

It is evident that [hallucinations] involve a top-down shaping…