Cornelia Bargmann, professor of neuroscience at Rockefeller University, has done decades of work on the C. elegans nematode to understand the links between genetics, the molecular functions of neural circuits, and behavior. Bargmann and her
Vaughan Bell, a clinical psychologist and the main force behind Mind Hacks, spent several years working with Médecins Sans Frontières in Colombia. The MSF (Doctors without Borders) program focused on health in rural areas, particularly
Editor’s Note: I’m excited to have this guest post from Rebecca Lester and Peter Benson, the new editors of Anthropology of Consciousness. The direction they are taking the journal aligns well with the interdisiplinary approach
A fantastic interview with Anne Jaap Jacobson was brought to my attention by Jane Henrici. This engaging, cross-disciplinary interview covers topics in neuroscience, experimental philosophy, feminist philosophy, and introduces the implicit bias project. Jacobson is
One of the only disappointments of the ‘Culture, Mind and Brain’ conference in Los Angeles this weekend — and there were plenty of things that turned out even better than expected — was that Prof.
“Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications,” 5th Interdisciplinary Conference from the Foundation for Psychocultural Research
Greg and I are having a fabulous time here at UCLA and the Culture, Mind and Brain conference. With Greg in Australia and me in Tampa, we don’t get to see each other in person
Othello Syndrome is a type of delusional jealousy, marked by suspecting a faithful partner of infidelity, with accompanying jealousy, attempts at monitoring and control, and sometimes violence. The problem is named for Shakespeare’s Othello, who
Good op-ed out in Science by Hans-Ulirch Wittchen, an esteemed clinical psychologist in Germany, on the burden of mood disorders in industrial societies. He highlights the secondary or indirect costs of mood disorders, which are
“Neuroanthropology and Its Applications,” the summer issue of the journal Annals of Anthropological Practice, is now out. The full issue includes ten articles – a comprehensive introduction, and then nine articles split into three sections.