Signal Conduction – 21 October 2016

Can treating nightmares reduce a person’s risk of suicide?  These researchers think so.


Using monkeys for research is justified, says Prof Stuart Baker, of Newcastle University.


Research suggests that mice can transfer pain to one another with their smell.


Do students know what’s good for them?  Tom Stafford, of Sheffield University, investigates.


Teenagers might be more likely to eat healthily if its framed as an act of rebellion.


Micecommunication: how messing with the FOXP2 ‘language gene’ causes mayhem for mice’s mating calls.


What does AI really mean for the future of humanity?


On Pokémon and the Psychology cute.


A brief round-up of what mindfulness training might do to your brain.


But seriously, why do wet things feel wet?!




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