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Best Day of My Life in Italian w/#neuroscience! - YouTube

The fusiform gyrus if famed for facial recognition. Certain faces fill us with joy and inspire us to shout our delight!


'The EU must ban all products from Israel' - Israel News, Ynetnews

Frank van der Linde, a Dutch political-social activist who spent a long time in Israel and has dozens of friends in the country, is the face of the BDS campaign in the Netherlands. 57 more words


Diaspora du jour

The great migration and refugee resettlement underway in Europe, the Middle East and Africa has captured our global attention. This is not the first mass exodus in history, and likely not the last. 577 more words


Ban It! - Nick Martucci

Birth control? BAN IT!

Abortion? BAN IT!

Gay marriage? BAN IT!

Guns? Look, banning things never works. People will find ways to get them.


"Visceral disgust" at #allisonbechtel "Fun Home" prob involves the brain's insula - Insula and Disgust

The disgust emotion is elicited by a variety of stimuli ranging from rotten food to immoral persons. When we encounter such disgusting stimuli, whether they are physical or social, we commonly experience rejection responses by the body such as nausea and revolt. 160 more words


cultural cognition project - home

The Cultural Cognition Project is a group of scholars interested in studying how cultural values shape public risk perceptions and related policy beliefs. Cultural cognition refers to the tendency of individuals to conform their beliefs about disputed matters of fact (e.g., whether global warming is a serious threat; whether the death penalty deters murder; whether gun control makes society more safe or less) to values that define their cultural identities. 80 more words