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Monday, March 19, 2012

Brains, the Theme of the Day

How habits wear paths in the brain
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/11/books/review/the-power-of-habit-by-charles-duhigg.html?_r=3&pagewanted=1

Are the rich more psychopathic?
http://healthland.time.com/2012/03/15/greg-smiths-resignation-are-wall-street-traders-psychopathic/

Will AI outsmart human brains?
http://techland.time.com/2012/03/14/kurzweil-south-by-southwest-keynote-speech-grossman/?iid=tl-main-lede

The new Google thinks:
http://www.bigthink.com/ideafeed/googles-new-search-one-step-closer-to-ai?

Once again, what you think is what you are
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-oops-response

Let your mind go where it will, it's good for you
http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/a-wandering-mind-is-an-intelligent-mind?

2 comments:

mybabyjohn/Delores said...

My mind wanders all the time. Last week it wandered off and I haven't been able to find it since.

Austan said...

Haha! I know the feeling. I also have friends who put my head in a blender and I don't have a clue of any sense and have to give myself time out to recover. A mind is a terrible thing.