Blogging on the Brain: April 2-8, 2006
Mind Hacks covers a particularly tragic story: the man who took 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years. Fascinating discussion with informed comments from several readers.
The Sad Cingulate at Neurocritic has a wonderful breakdown of the details surrounding deep brain stimulation therapy for depression, one of the week's popular press news items
Neurodudes discusses a new technique that might be used to cure blindness, using light-activated ion channels
Singing Cavemen and Amusia: Myomancy reviews some of the multimodal deficits found in children with learning disorders
Thanks to Positive Technology Journal for pointing out a new special issue of Cortex on Synaesthesia
And finally, a very interesting post on Blind Chess and Working Memory over at Zero Brane
Have a nice weekend!