As I ease back into neuroscience after being accepted into a PhD program, I'm going back and re-reading old textbooks, as well as picking up new ones. I'm refreshing my memory and also learning a ton of new things, including from the books below. In order from highest to lowest perceived difficulty, here are some … Continue reading So you want to be an armchair neuroscientist? 6 of the best Introductory Neuroscience books
From Voldemort to Vader, science says we prefer fictional villains who remind us of ourselves — Neuroscience News
Study reports we tend to prefer fictional villains who are darker versions of ourselves.
We Are Not Born With Bigotry
Jane Elliott was ironing a teepee for a classroom activity as she watched news on the television. The news was highlighting the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., who had been shot to death. One white reporter said: “When our leader [John F. Kennedy] was killed several years ago, his widow held us together. Who’s going to control your people?”
Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience
A wonderful introductory textbook on cognitive neuroscience.
Essentials of the Brain
A great introduction to neuroscience and offers up a preview of different neuro topics to familiarize yourself with.