Brain-training games don't work

Ah… there goes that theory.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Command Hierarchies and System Resilience

It seems obvious that centralized, autocratic management hierarchies are brittle and that decentralized, democratic management hierarchies are more resilient to change.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Psychopaths’ brains seek rewards at all costs

Fascinating look at the brains of psychopaths. I know that in addictions the consequences are often completely ignored by the addict while in the acting out phase of the addiction cycle. I would strongly expect that this hyper-reactive dopamine reward system is in effect at some level with addicts too.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Are belly bacteria making us overeat?

Recent research suggesting that intestinal bacteria may actually change the host person’s appetite and insulin resistance.

Monday, March 29, 2010