One million children

One million children

Sometime over the next days, the millionth child willl enroll in a Fast ForWord language or reading program. For Paula,...
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Understanding other brains

Understanding other brains

Alan Towers wrote an instructive, poignant comment about the difficulty that he had understanding that his schizophrenic son could not...
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As if the damn headache wasn’t bad enough…

As if the damn headache wasn’t bad enough…

About two weeks ago, I read a research report in one of our best fundamental neuroscience research journals, Nature Neuroscience,...
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“Chemofog” is REAL!!

“Chemofog” is REAL!!

The New York Times has just informed us all, in an April 29 article, that "Chemotherapy Fog is No Longer......
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Was that Will really Free?

Was that Will really Free?

Not Shakespeare, mind you. We're talking about the infamous Mr. Seung-Hui Cho. Stephanie noted in a comment that Sharon Begley...
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Jack’s hippocampus is bigger than yours

Jack’s hippocampus is bigger than yours

My dog Jack, thinking, has a proportionally larger hippocampus than you do. If I had a pet bunny, its hippocampus...
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Ultrasound and autism

Ultrasound and autism

A former UCSF medical student, Carolyn Rees, now a doc in rural Idaho, wrote me a very informative letter --...
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A ‘smarter’ Mike

A ‘smarter’ Mike

I again completed Posit Science's "BrainHQ", about a week ago, and have been alert to possible changes that I might...
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