Tuesday, July 04, 2006

So that's the problem

New research suggests there might be a special neural pathway for rewarding recognition and comprehension. Related research, searching for a neural pathway that rewards writing long essays that no one will want to read, has so far found nothing.

For some more cognitive science reading, relevant to the national holiday, check out this discussion of psych research on patriotism, and dope up those mu-opioid receptors.


Anonymous said...

Your mother would read your long essay that someone doesn't want to write! =)

caedmonstia said...

Your sister will, too.

She will not understand any of it, but she will say wow, what an intelligent brother I have, I bet he knows what these words mean.