Very cool science geek article.
Saturday, May 7, 2011
All they needed to do was take a MRI Brain Scan while subject decided.
"For this particular study, we were interested in what part of the brain might play a role in controlling these strategies that drive behavior," says O'Doherty, who conducted the study along with postdoctoral scholar Ryan Jessup.
"This finding suggests that the dorsal striatum is particularly involved in driving reinforcement-learning behaviors."Read more at medicaldaily.com
Thursday, May 5, 2011
What will happen to us?
Forecasters tackle the extremely deep future
You’re Looking Very Well: the Surprising Nature of Getting Old
by Lewis Wolpert:
--- a book review
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
US Dept of Interior to offer new mashup capability for its extensive satellite data library
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Restoring Fiscal Sanity in the United States: A Way Forward
Excessive Leverage Helped Cause the Great Depression and the Current Crisis … And Government Responds by Encouraging MORE Leverage
Bin Laden Is Dead … But Why Didn’t We Kill Him 10 Years Ago?
Monday, May 2, 2011
FLASHBACK: Bush On Bin Laden: ‘I Really Just Don’t Spend That Much Time On Him’