Neuroanthropology had a banner year in 2012. The Encultured Brain: An Introduction to Neuroanthropology came out, as did the special issue on “Neuroanthropology and Its Applications.” The AAA session on “Brains in the Wild: The
Earlier in this year, Greg and I started micro-blogging and posting links on our Neuroanthropology Facebook site. We’re over 1,000 likes there, so thanks to everyone who has taken part in building our presence on
I open with some social media/e-pub material, and then turn to the usual mix. Enjoy. And the image comes from the post, Social Media Neuromarketing Revisited 2011. I think it does summarize well the state-of-the-art…
Lalage Snow, We Are Not The Dead: Soldiers’ faces before, during and after serving in Afghanistan *Photographer Lalage Snow photographed UK soldiers as they deployed and returned home, and interviewed his subjects about their experiences.
This week I lead off with some controversy over the new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, DSM 5, which is due out in 2013. This is not the first time the DSM 5
Timothy Snyder, War No More *An important critical read of Steven Pinker’s overall argument in his recent book, The Better Angels of Our Nature. Particularly convincing both on the role of the modern state in
So, I’ve had some time to do a bit of reading over the past couple weeks, and decided to do a round up. A sort of after-Christmas and for New Year’s gift. The philosopher Alva
Well, I missed last week because I was working on a grant. And I am all right with that. I’ll do the round up when I can, when there are things I want to highlight.
David Dobbs writes in National Geographic on Teenage Brains. His article covers the growing consensus that human brains take much longer to develop than previously thought (into our 20s), and that this developmental process (“a
So, a long hiatus in the Wednesday round ups. And to be honest, that’s been good for me – the round ups took an enormous amount of time to develop and post, and I have