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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.

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.

Test The Nation IQ Test

The Cana­di­an Broad­cast­ing Cor­po­ra­tion just con­tact­ed us to alert us of what looks like a fun con­cept: they are doing a major PR push to dri­ve as many peo­ple as pos­si­ble to do an online IQ test in their site, and they will com­pare aver­ages accross cities, pro­fes­sions Tat­too Artists, Mil­lion­aires, Fit­ness Instruc­tors, Sur­geons, May­ors, Talk Jocks and Celebri­ties)…

The test will be post­ed online on March 18 at 3pm EST and broad­cast to Cana­da at 8pm.

You can learn more here.

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