Publication: Mind Hacks

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Quasi-stability

Yesterday, before I got here, my dad was trying to fix an invisible machine. By all accounts, he began working on the phantom device quite intently, but as his repairs began to involve the hospice bed and the tubes attached to his body, he was gently ... [Published Mind Hacks - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Spike activity 24-10-2014

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: A Victorian lunatic asylum begins to reveal its secrets. The Wellcome Library now has the first of many digitised asylum records online. Narratively has an excellent piece on legendary ... [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

A Rush of Blood to the Brain

An article from Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry that discusses the concept of ‘moral disability’ and brain trauma in Victorian times includes a fascinating section on what was presumably thought to be the science of ‘knocking some sense into the ... [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Hallucinating astronauts

I’ve got a piece in The Observer about the stresses, strains and mind-bending effects of space flight. NASA considers behavioural and psychiatric conditions to be one of the most significant risks to the integrity of astronaut functioning and ... [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Spike activity 05-10-2014

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Dropping science: neuroscientists throw down epic / excruciating rap battle on Twitter. Bring the line noise. The New Yorker has an interesting piece on the neuroscientific legacy of the ... [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

A review of Susan Greenfield’s “Mind Change”

I was asked to write a review of Susan Greenfield’s new book “Mind Change” for the October edition of Literary Review magazine . The review appears in the print edition but I’ve not managed to get a reply about my request to put the text online. ... [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Buggin’ Out

Sociology journal Transition has a fascinating article giving a history of the surprisingly frequent appearance of schizophrenia in rap music. In psychiatric circles, schizophrenia is considered a serious mental illness that causes delusions, ... [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Spike activity 26-09-2014

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Why most scientists don’t take Susan Greenfield seriously . A serious rebuttal for some poor scientific claims over at BishopBlog . The Guardian has a good profile of food and flavour ... [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why our faith in cramming is mistaken

You may think you know your own mind, but when it comes to memory, research suggests that you don’t. If we’re trying to learn something, many of us study in ways that prevent the memories sticking. Fortunately, the same research also reveals how we ... [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Problems with Bargh’s definition of unconscious

I have a new paper out in Frontiers in Psychology: The perspectival shift: how experiments on unconscious processing don’t justify the claims made for them . There has been ongoing consternation about the reliability of some psychology research, ... [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: John Bargh, Interaction
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

An earlier death

Journalism site The Toast has what I believe is the only first-person account of Cotard’s delusion – the belief that you’re dead – which can occur in psychosis. The article is by writer Esmé Weijun Wang who describes her own episode of psychosis ... [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Spike activity 12-09-2014

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: New Scientist reports that sleeping brains can process and respond to words. Forward directly to boss. “Cyranoids” – Stanley Milgram’s Creepiest Experiment. Neuroskeptic covers the science ... [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 12 2014]

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Quasi-stability [Published Mind Hacks - 20 hours ago]
Spike activity 24-10-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 24 2014]
A Rush of Blood to the Brain [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 15 2014]
Hallucinating astronauts [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 05 2014]
Spike activity 05-10-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 04 2014]
A review of Susan Greenfield’s “Mind Change” [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 02 2014]
Buggin’ Out [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 27 2014]
Spike activity 26-09-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 27 2014]
Why our faith in cramming is mistaken [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 24 2014]
Problems with Bargh’s definition of unconscious [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 19 2014]
An earlier death [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 14 2014]
Spike activity 12-09-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 12 2014]
Mental health debates without the stress [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 10 2014]
Agents, social encounters and hallucinated voices [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 09 2014]
Talk, 28 Oct 2014: The power of reason [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 08 2014]
Psychoactive plants in season at Kew Gardens [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 07 2014]
Implicit racism in academia [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 07 2014]
Freaky brain tongue graffiti [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 06 2014]
Taste illusions [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 06 2014]
Brain digger in Medellín [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 03 2014]
A torrent of accidental poems [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 30 2014]
Round trip ticket to the science of psychedelics [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 27 2014]
Disco biscuits [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 25 2014]
How to speak the language of thought [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 22 2014]
Brain scanning the deceased [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 17 2014]
Spike activity 15-08-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 16 2014]
One death too many [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 13 2014]
Drugs in space and sleepless in the shuttle [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 08 2014]
Hallucinating in the deep waters of consciousness [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 04 2014]
Why bad news dominates the headlines [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 04 2014]
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Quasi-stability [Published Mind Hacks - 20 hours ago]
Yesterday, before I got here, my dad was trying to fix an invisible machine. By all accounts, he began working on the phantom device quite intently, but as his repairs began to involve the hospice bed and the tubes attached to his body, he was gently ...
Spike activity 24-10-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 24 2014]
Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: A Victorian lunatic asylum begins to reveal its secrets. The Wellcome Library now has the first of many digitised asylum records online. Narratively has an excellent piece on legendary ...
A Rush of Blood to the Brain [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 15 2014]
An article from Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry that discusses the concept of ‘moral disability’ and brain trauma in Victorian times includes a fascinating section on what was presumably thought to be the science of ‘knocking some sense into the ...
Hallucinating astronauts [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 05 2014]
I’ve got a piece in The Observer about the stresses, strains and mind-bending effects of space flight. NASA considers behavioural and psychiatric conditions to be one of the most significant risks to the integrity of astronaut functioning and ...
Spike activity 05-10-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - Oct 04 2014]
Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Dropping science: neuroscientists throw down epic / excruciating rap battle on Twitter. Bring the line noise. The New Yorker has an interesting piece on the neuroscientific legacy of the ...
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