Back in 2012 I discussed an alarming paper showing very high rates of false positives in single-subject fMRI analyses. Swedish researchers Anders Eklund and colleagues had tested the performance of one popular software tool for the statistical analysis of fMRI data, SPM8. But what about other analysis packages?
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Scientists are using social psychology to enhance interrogation methods without force
As an animal lover with a special affinity for cats, every few weeks I receive an article from a concerned friend, claiming that the Toxoplasma parasite in cats is making us crazy and killing more than a million people each year by driving them to car crashes, pushing them to violent suicides, boo...
It can also help stimulate creativity.
Brain tissue is very soft and full of water, and through autolysis it usually begins to decompose rapidly after death. Nevertheless, it can sometimes be preserved. In 1998, archaeologists excavated the fossilized remains of an 18-month-old infant from a burial site near Quimper in France. The c...