Tag Archives: neuro-realism

Implied audience in high-profile psychology papers: Beyond the “nice lady on the subway.”

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My dad emailed to say he didn’t quite follow last week’s post. I did a gut check and decided I was OK with this. Part of what I’m trying to do with this blog is learn to communicate with a broader audience about science. But … Read More

Targeting the basal ganglia

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Is it nit-picking to complain that this Times Magazine article — about the use of “big data” to predict and control consumer behavior — contains a brief introduction to Ann Graybiel’s work on the role of the basal ganglia in habit formation?  I worry that this falls … Read More

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