Post Tagged with: "neuropsychology"


What are they high!?!

    January 30, 2008 at 5:52 pm in science

A lot of science geeks enjoy lambasting the press for their excessive use of hype in reporting science and medical news. The excellent Bad Science blog specializes in this sort of media skewering, as do several ScienceBlogs writers and other science bloggers. One problem with all this finger pointing is the fact that scientists and doctors often infuse quite a […]


Meow? ~ Cat Lady revisited

    December 10, 2007 at 11:41 am in science

So it seems like my Cat Lady hypothesis linking toxoplasmosis and crazy cattitude that I blogged about in August of 2006 seems to have taken root elsewhere in the scientific community. The New York Times is reporting that the crazy idea may not be so crazy. ‚ÄúThat idea doesn‚Äôt seem completely crazy,‚Äù Sapolsky says. ‚ÄúBut there‚Äôs no data supporting it.‚Äù […]


The Neuro Cost of War

    March 19, 2007 at 1:40 pm in science

I highly recommend watching the fabulous Iraq & Back: Bob Woodruff’s Return (or if you’d rather not watch then read it here). It’s an ABC news documentary about the underreported and troubling number of veterans that are returning with traumatic brain injury. Most fascinating is that the reporter for the story is Bob Woodruff himself who suffered from a massive […]