Welcome to Encephalon ´s 50th edition, where you will find another superb collection of blog posts on all things Brain and Mind.
Enjoy these contributions:
Science & Technology
Mind Hacks reports that Facebook ate my psychiatrist . We can learn about the benefits of social networking sites like Facebook, bringing great perspective to recent and misguided media speculation (fuelled by a recent talk at the Royal College of Psychiatrists). Vaughan, will you please report on the benefits of participating (and, better, hosting) Encephalon?.
Dungeons And Dragons - Or Mazes And Monsters? : PodBlack Cat offers a thought-provoking review of the therapy (including self-therapy) applications of role-playing games such as the classic Dungeons And Dragons and the more recent massively multiplayer online games.
Cognitive Daily covers another type of game. Continue Reading »