Sunday, April 3, 2011

Sunday soundbites

The New York Times on artificial intelligence.

A surprisingly large number of people taking anti-depressants have not received any psychiatric diagnosis.

Problems for lie detection: the more you lie, the better you get at it.

They were funded for that?! The Intelligent Animal describes a study in "dog telepathy".

Here's an uplifting article on defining death for the purposes of organ donation.

How to get tenure at a major research university.

Mind Hacks has a history of psychology through objects.


  1. As usual, an excellent roundup. I particularly liked the article on tips for getting tenure. I find the pointers on hobbies actually quite relevant. I have definitely tried to hide the nature of some of my mathier hobbies from colleagues.


  2. Thanks. Of course, there are exceptions to this hobby rule (