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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What underlies the documented increase in autism incidence?   Results of a new study

What underlies the documented increase in autism incidence? Results of a new study

Studies from the Center for Disease Control and elsewhere have compellingly documented a rapid increase in the incidence of autism...
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Computers go to school

Computers go to school

The U.S. Department of Education recently published a report that they prepared for Congress summarizing the gains achieved by children...
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Why we do research

Why we do research

Why do we study autistic or dyslexic or schizophrenic or other subjects, in our scientific experiments? That is a question...
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The brain and the law, when Bobby goes bad

The brain and the law, when Bobby goes bad

Each year I deliver a "guest lecture" in a medical ethics course at Stanford. My friend Bill Hurlbut, a member...
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