Anxiety, predictability and control. Mondays look better when you consider the alternatives.
A positive correlation between IQ and health with hints of a genetic explanation.
The Allegory of The Orangutan
Why does the imaginary vaccine-autism link persist?
Speaking of vaccines and autism, some biting snark lands on Oprah.
Principles of Brain Plasticity: "Isolated weakness or loss in movement or awareness or related cognition is a human impossibility."
At the Movies, with Jonah Lehrer: "I'd argue that the constant confusion [created by tricky cinematic narratives] makes it harder for us to dissolve into the spectacle on screen. We're so busy trying to understand the plot that our prefrontal cortex can't turn off."