Here's some brain-scanning humor from the University of Western Ontario's Psych department site:
9. While pouring syrup on your Eggo waffles, you note that you missed a few voxels.
Top Ten Signs You've Been Scanning Too Much
8. Your knowledge of brain anatomy exceeds your knowledge of geography. As in, "The transverse occipital sulcus intersects the intraparietal sulcus near the level of the parieto-occipital fissure" and "The Sahara is in Afghanistan, I think."...
5. Friends wonder how you can run a four million dollar scanner and still fail to program a VCR.
4. You suffer frequent left/right confusion and find yourself saying things like, "Make a left turn at the lights... No, I meant a *radiological* left!"
(via Beyond the Beyond
Rod McCullom at Undark has a terrific overview of the perpetual “virtual lineup,” where half of all American adults “are enrolled in unregulated facial recognition networks used by state and local law enforcement agencies.”
It sure feels flat, right? (Life Noggin)
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