Tagged: brain

Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 17, 2010

Book Review: The Lives of the Brain: Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind by John S. Allen Price: US$32.04; NZ$79.97 Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (October 30, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0674035348 ISBN-13: 978-0674035348 … Continue reading → … Read More

New Zealand, a tsunami breakwater for Australia, teenage brains and other tales - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 05, 2010

Time for a lazy Friday post. A round-up of titbits read, ’heard on the wires,’ over the past few days. NZ a tsunami breakwater for Australia? This excellent graphic of a preliminary calculation of the tsunami potential from NOAA’s West Coast and Alaska Warning Center been circulating the internet: … Read More

Fast Thoughts are Happy Thoughts - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jun 26, 2009

Ever noticed that when you are excited or happy your thoughts seem to zip hither, thither and yon at a dizzying pace? Perhaps at the same time you also had feelings of increased energy, creativity and self esteem. These are all symptoms of the psychiatric condition of mania, but you’re probably fine. The persistent linking [...] … Read More