Its been a while, so here’s a cerebral smorgasbord of neuro news from the last month…
Santa and Doctors are equally reliable. Ooer.
Julia Shaw is a scientist who doesn’t believe in facts – and neither should you.
Could psychedelic drugs have a place in the future of Psychiatry? Meet the people who think so.
Do distractions increase tolerance for a baby’s cry? Free from Wiley.
Four-year-olds’ attitudes to gender predict own-gender bias a year later
Vaughan Bell considers whether some Psychosis cases could be caused by the immune system.
Also in Psychosis: How to distinguish between religious fervour and mental illness?
Baby Brain: Pregnancy may temporarily reorganise the brain to allow Mums to care for their child.
Jesse Singal: Not all critics of Evolutionary Psychology are the same.
Why people’s beliefs strengthen in the face of contrary evidence: A sneak peek from the January 2017 edition of SciAm