Four interesting and one scary link

July 13, 2008

Some interesting blogs that are worth reading. I stored them in the hope of using them to stimulate a reflective blog (and may still do so) but for the moment I share them.

6 iconoclastic discoveries about the brain from Neurophilosophy, and number 5 puts the kibosh on ideas that computers and the brain are similar.

A wonderful series in Nature which attempts a scientific explanation of music, all nine parts available here

Cosmic monster, a great picture not to mention a fascinating explanation

Neurophilosophy again on the way in which Shakespeare’s use of functional shift and its impact on the brain.

Finally the really scary stuff. I found this tracking down the background of one disruptive editor on the Wikipedia article on Philosophy.

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