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Sep 17 2011

What have my students been thinking about this week?

I’ve got my neurobiology students blogging — all I ask is that they write something relevant to understanding how brains work. Let’s see where their minds are at this week, shall we?

(Also on Sb)

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  1. 1
    SoHelpMeReason

    Aha! I see “cephalopod brains”…

    …someone’s looking to get an A!

  2. 2
    Moggie

    I learned something new! I was aware that rats being tickled make a sound believed to be analogous to human laughter, but I didn’t know that they make the same sound when they anticipate a tickling, when they see tickling-person approaching. That’s… rather adorable.

  3. 3
    Therrin

    Tell them if they really want traffic, write something about sexism.

  4. 4
    randomexcess

    sensory illusions in general are pretty interesting.

  5. 5
    John Morales

    randomexcess, sure, though many such are at base cognitive illusions.

    (Sensory data are interpreted in the brain)

  6. 6
    Stephen Schuldt

    should talk about Beer Pressure

  7. 7
    Sili

    Tell them if they really want traffic, write something about sexism.

    It think “Cute cuddly animals” will do just fine.

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