Sunday, January 16, 2011

Sunday soundbites: after the blizzard

Two cool visual illusions: here and here.

OK Cupid has a new post on facial attractiveness: it is to your advantage in the dating market to have a split decision about your attractiveness.

[citation needed] has a balanced post about the "ESP paper"

The Neurocritic takes on "neurofacebook".

This is a truly beautiful essay.

Johah Lehrer writes about the cognitive trade-offs of oxytocin.

Science has an article on what it takes to get into the Science Hall of Fame (as determined by Google ngrams). Be sure to watch the video at the bottom - super cool!

Newsweek has a surprisingly good article on cognitive enhancement.

Nature has a piece on detecting mental illness with near-infrared imaging.

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