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Post Of The Week - Sunday 24th September, 2017

1) The Pursuit Of Ignorance

Stuart Firestein is a neuroscientist at Columbia University. In this TED Talk, he explains that science should be about what we don’t know more than about what we do know. 490 more words

Treating Mental Disorders

Post Of The Week - Sunday 30th July 2017

1) To The Bone

This article acts as a commentary on “To The Bone”, a film about anorexia nervosa which is now available on Netflix. The article challenges the idea that watching the film could be harmful or triggering for people at risk of developing anorexia. 626 more words


Post Of The Week - Sunday 28th May 2017

1) The Mind-Body Problem

We’ve been struggling a bit with reductionism and levels of explanation in Year 2 revision: it is the issue/debate which has given us the most trouble. 549 more words

Cognition And Development

Two Ghosts in the Machine

This post is in part a response to CGP Grey’s video “You Are Two”

Our bodies are symmetric. We have two legs, two arms, and even one side of our face is, more or less, a mirror image of the other. 1,185 more words


Post Of The Week - Saturday 6th May 2017

1) Split Brain Patients

This article refers to a piece of research about split brain patients which was published a couple of months ago. Sperry’s split brain research… 296 more words


Two Brains, One Head

There is such a thing as callosal disconnection syndrome. It can happen by sheer incredibly unlikely and unfortunate accidents but mostly is done through a corpus callosotomy. 682 more words