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Encephalon: superb new edition, archives

Ironically, Marc at the blog titled Neuroscientifically Challenged has just released one of the best editions of Encephalon blog carnival. Pay a visit only when you have some time to spare with a collection of excellent and very well presented neuroscience, medicine and psychology blog posts, on topics ranging from fMRI to gene therapy and neuroplasticity.

Visit #49 Encephalon edition at Neuroscientifically Challenged.

Also, you may enjoy taking a look at past editions and calendar for future ones at Encephalon home page: Encephalon Archives & Calendar.

Human Resources, Brain Science, Health Blogs

Some great new editions of our favorite blog carnivals:

Encephalon, Forthy-Third Edition: the best of recent neuroscience and psychology blog posts.

Grand Rounds Volume 4, Number 30: superb overview of the health & medicine blogosphere.

Carnival of HR #31: great resources for Human Resources professionals.

Health, Education, Neuroscience Blogs

Some great blog carnivals this week; visit them if you want to read good blog posts on the following topics:

Update 1: great edition of the Philosophers’ Carnival.

Update 2: Encephalon #40: all topics neuroscience and psychology.

– Grand Rounds last week and this week: on health and medicine.

Carnival of Education #160: on educational issues.

Carnival of Mathematics #27.: great collection of math-related resources.

Science and Medicine blog carnivals

A couple of excellent collections of blog posts:

The Tangled Bank: all things science, with a very clear presentation.

Medicine 2.0: intersection of Health and Web 2.0, hosted by Bertalan Mesko, its creator.

ScienceDebate2008 and blog carnivals

ScienceDebate2008The movement to have US presidential candidates discuss Science and Technology in a devoted debate has been picking up steam. Date and place are scheduled: April 18th at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

cosponsored by the AAAS, the Council on Competitiveness, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine, and signed by over 100 leading American universities and other organizations

– Friday Business Week ran this story.

-  Intel Chairman Craig Barrett and former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala have Read the rest of this entry »

Encephalon Blog Carnival: Second Season

What were you doing on August 26th, 2006? That day, Mo, the blogger behind ScienceBlogs’ Neurophilosophy, launched the Encephalon blog carnival to present, every other week, a selection of the best neuroscience and psychology blog posts on brain and mind.

It has been one of the most stimulating blog carnivals ever since, and we are honored to continue the tradition. Today we are proud to announce…

A neuroscience blog carnival- Second Read the rest of this entry »

Health, Medicine, Neuroscience, Psychology and HR blogs

A quick note to announce that these blog carnivals (collections of selected blog posts on specific topics) are available:

Grand Rounds: spectacular edition of the best health and medicine blog carnival, presented in 100% haiku form!

Encephalon: neuroscience and psychology topics

Human Resources: good roundup of posts for HR professionals

– Update 1: The Education one just appeared. Great for teachers and school staff

– Update 2: Tangled Bank is online too, with great science-related posts

Also, you can check my new article at the Huffington Post on 10 Habits of Highly Effective Brains.

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