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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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