16 Mar

Determinism and Free Will

By Adam Lowet   My last article pointed to the apparent tension between a deterministic, computational brain and the perennial question of free will. More specifically, it is natural to suppose...

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16 Mar

Zombies are real!        

By Chelsea Dilks   The other day, while I was scouring the infinite world called the internet, I came across this interesting article about a mold that can practically turn ants into zombies....

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22 Feb

The History of the Lobotomy

By Chelsea Dilks The history of neuroscience is riddled with practices that would be considered inhumane by todays standards. None of them are as infamous as the Lobotomy, but what exactly...

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16 Feb

Procrastination! …I’ll tell you about it later

By Chelsea Dilks Ahh, procrastination. I can’t be the only one who knows that feeling, right? The wonderful feeling of having all the time in the world, only to realize...

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08 Jan

CogSci Connects Singapore 2013

Organised by students of ACSI and NUS, CogSci Connects is the first student-led conference in Asia to promote awareness of the Cognitive Sciences and its opportunities in Asia and around the world. Brain Research encompassing the interdisciplinary fields of cognitive and neuroscience is transforming the world in the 21st century. The Cognitive Science, a true bridge between Liberal Arts and the Sciences is at the confluence of variety of academic studies in psychology, anthropology, computer science...

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CogSci Connects is an education platform on a mission to excite, educate and entertain young people about cognitive science. Through student created blogs, documentaries, forums and events, we want to encourage brain science literacywhich is essential for competing in any field in the 21st century, be it music, medicine, education, entertainment or entrepreneurship. So far, we have reached out to...

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Tara Venkatesan

Alekhya Mandali

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