Weekly fun dataset for hobby-statisticians.
More statistical goodness on diabetes rates and state lines.
Neurophilosophy has an interview with Suzanne Corkin about HM.
Visualize yourself eating to lose weight? A good review of a recent study at NPR.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has a short piece reviewing a paper showing that we find bearded salesmen more trustworthy. (I dunno... facial hair freaks me out....)
Barking up the Wrong Tree reviews a study showing that narcissism scores are on the rise.
Maybe it's because parents are giving their children more unique names.
The Economist has a good interview with Oliver Sacks. (Though shame on the Economist for mixing up "affect" and "effect").
The Neurocritic has a great article on how blogging and peer review interact (or not).
Cool interview with author of recent paper on visual hallucinations.
A good analysis of the "slut gene".