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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Dec

Dunno if I agree w/ every last detail but on balance I think this is a healthy way to think about brains http://huff.to/Jo3J5L  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Dec

Best bionic leg I’ve ever seen: http://on.ksdk.com/19Kv9xp  Prosthetic detects neurally triggered activity in stump2decode intention #neuroformed

 

Barb Markway, Ph.D. ‏@barbmarkway 23 Dec

Research shows getting excited or telling yourself that you are excited helps overcome anxiety. http://www.examiner.com/article/research-determines-excitement-overcomes-anxiety …

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The Dana Foundation ‏@dana_fdn 23 Dec

Big Data on Healthy Brain Aging http://bit.ly/1eA2AGV  by @mocost for us

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Mo Costandi ‏@mocost 23 Dec

A sensory guide to Christmas drinking http://bit.ly/1gIfzXp

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Dr. SunWolf ‏@TheSocialBrain 23 Dec

{How good is your memory for sex?} Our brains mis-recall how interested in sex we were in the past. http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2013/06/29/are-men-less-into-sex-than-they-think/#.UfaPwJi4JFI … …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Dec

Beautiful design in this webfrographic http://www.dangersoffracking.com/  … enlightening content too. #lookaftertheplanet #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Dec

Neuroestradiol: hypothalamus’s direct contribution to oestrogen production.. http://www.sciencealert.com.au/features/20132312-25124-2.html … #neuroscience

 

Stephen Marcus ‏@stephen_marcus 23 Dec

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. ~ Abraham Lincoln

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Dec

Well timed electrical surges erase emotion of disturbing memories in severely depressed: http://www.nature.com/news/zapping-the-brain-can-help-to-spot-clean-nasty-memories-1.14431 … #neuroscience #psychiatry

 

Kate 🙂 ‏@KateMcLoughney 23 Dec

High-res scan shows exactly where in the brain Alzheimer’s begins http://dailym.ai/1jxaAe0

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Dec

Subconscious pattern spotting, pain killing, smart drugging, dreams & white matter: http://bbc.in/1coLg67  #neuroscience #brain #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Dec

Experimental #neuroscience evidence supporting observations that girls mature faster than boys in adolescence: http://bit.ly/1jqh6Du

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Dec

Aspirin to treat aggression? Unlikely. http://bit.ly/1cFgWz1  #psychiatry (But it’s still pretty good for preventing stroke)

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Dec

Why do “This is your brain on…” headlines resonate so strongly with Americans? http://bit.ly/1c7wgrL  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Dec

How “deep learning” – loosely inspired by the human #brain – can train machines to extract meaning from big data: http://bbc.in/19eZHcC

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Dec

If only this was a bona fide (pun intended) device – would be perfect xmas gift for dog lovers: http://bit.ly/18TgsEx  #dogs #neuroscience

 

 

Alom Shaha ‏@alomshaha 19 Dec

Billionaire buys a *lot* of wind turbines. Why don’t more rich people do useful stuff like this? http://reneweconomy.com.au/2013/warren-buffetts-energy-rules-wind-cheaper-coa-83767 …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Dec

Window into brain changes that precede severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and autism: http://bit.ly/18T9Ky9  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Dec

Will open source brain computer interface gadgetry for affordable prices trigger surge of DIY studies?: http://bit.ly/IVhppi  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Dec

Every week I see a headline then check the calendar to see if it is 1st April, here’s today’s: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/12/18/brains-hardwired-to-accept-celebrity-health-advice/ … #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Dec

NHS Choices I salute you for policing medical health-related journalism by qualifying both accuracies & inaccuracies: http://bit.ly/1bPFbNc

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Dec

Congratulations to BBC Natural History Unit for being awarded the Freedom of Bristol City (c/o David Attenborough – such a modest legend!)

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Dec

Weaker auditory input + overly strong tactile input into dorsal cochlear nucleus may underpin tinnitus: http://neurosciencenews.com/tinitus-discovery-new-treatment-avenues-684/ … #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Dec

“use of marijuana may contribute to..changes in brain structure..associated with having schizophrenia” http://www.northwestern.edu/newscenter/stories/2013/12/marijuana-users-have-abnormal-brain-structure–poor-memory.html … #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Dec

Cardiff Uni’s Alan Watson – very comprehensive review on brain’s emotional response to music at #BNA Xmas symposium pic.twitter.com/Ph4Qdt7R23

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Dec

Lovely talk by Edinburgh Uni’s Katie Overy about studies investigating 4yr olds spontaneous movements to music #BNA pic.twitter.com/1eV0oxdUnX

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Dec

Lauren Stuart at #BNA Christmas symposium talking about what kind of sounds people with amusia can & can’t process pic.twitter.com/COy7FQofGc

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Dec

Mild traumatic head injury doubles incidence of war-related PTSD: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-ptsd-tbi-brain-injury-combat-marines-20131212,0,917125.story … #neuroscience #psychiatry

 

Greg Whyte ‏@gpwhyte 12 Dec

CHILD NEGLECT – Successive governments fail children with lack of physical activity policy. Here’s the full paper

 

http://m.bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2013/12/11/bjsports-2013-093018.long?view=long&pmid=24324207 …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Dec

In case you missed it first time round… How sleep enables deep cleansing of brain’s nooks & crannies: http://huff.to/Jieo30  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Dec

How to build spare brain parts: 1) build artificial scaffold, 2) seed it with person’s own stem cells: http://bit.ly/1hONIVI  #neuroformed

 

David Vogelsang ‏@VogelsangDavid 12 Dec

Deep brain stimulation for enhancement of learning and memory http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053811913008355 …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Dec

Steven Rose’s sage words regarding overstatement from “neuroeducation”  enthusiasts http://bit.ly/1cqbQqk  #neuroscience #neuroformed #brain

 

Elaine Fox ‏@profelainefox 12 Dec

Nice article on benefits of exercise. http://fb.me/2baHuxtGN

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Dec

Watch to end for description of surgically rewiring of arm nerve into chest for robotic arm control (incl wrist 360!) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-25323252?ocid=socialflow_twitter_bbcnews …

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Dec

“Oh god, me arm’s fallen off” British soldier with bionic arm makes understatement of the century: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-25323252?ocid=socialflow_twitter_bbcnews … #neuroformed

 

BBC News (UK) ‏@BBCNews 11 Dec

Wounded soldier given bionic arm he controls with his thoughts http://bbc.in/19BKWeh  & pic.twitter.com/9hdxBWamFY

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Dec

No evidence that depression is caused by low serotonin. SSRI’s may work by encouraging synaptogenesis: http://bit.ly/18lTB9x  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Dec

World must unite to fight dementia i.e. catch it early and develop agents to stop it in it’s tracks: http://reut.rs/18BxFSP  #Alzheimers

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Dec

“Delaying dementia by five years could halve the number of people living with the disease” http://bbc.in/1kuX7OY  #neuroscience #dementia

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Dec

“In a constantly changing world, we need the flexibility that only imperfection provides” Edward O Wilson 2012 The Social Conquest of Earth

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Dec

“..selfish individuals beat altruistic individuals, while groups of altruists beat groups of selfish individuals” E O Wilson 2012

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Dec

Concept that memory could be passed down through generations, genetically, is absolutely mind-boggling: http://bbc.in/1dNShPe  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Dec

Clear, concise explanation of how brain balances plasticity/stability with critical ingredient – noise: http://bit.ly/18kcvO8  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Dec

Satay salmon with black beans and broccoli, anyone? http://onforb.es/1aRDNGc  – boosting folate, DHA, magnesium and Vitamin D for #brainhealth

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Dec

What I learned at #SmartRehabilitation Don’t mention: “IQ” Do mention: unique opportunity for prisoners to improve their cognitive abilities

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Dec

Panel (2 former prisoners & 1 prisoner’s sister) agree that 2hrs of Brain Age/day=viable,greeted with enthusiasm. Hit me up @NintendoAmerica

 

Yolanda M Ricci ‏@YolyMRicci 9 Dec

@DrJackLewis why don’t you include @NintendoAmerica in your petition??

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Dec

Dear Nintendo, please give me 100 DS handsets + Dr Kawashima’s Brain Age 2 so I can try to help prisoners improve their working memory / IQ

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Dec

“People are spending too long, locked in their cells, with nothing to do” Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons #PrisonerLearning

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Dec

In the Grand Committee Room of Houses of Parliament discussing #PrisonerLearning & Prisoner Learning Alliance’s #SmartRehabilitation report

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Dec

Electrical stimulation of anterior mid-cingulate cortex results in reproducible sense of determination: http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/dec/05/determination-electrical-brain-stimulation … #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Dec

Why sex differences in #brain wiring are more likely to be explained by culture/neuroplasticity than sex chromosomes: http://bit.ly/18rCYXW

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Dec

New evidence confirms male vs female brains differently wired – from which we can conclude…very little: http://bbc.in/1bfxGLP  #neuroscience

 

roryscanlan ‏@roryscanlan 9 Dec

The ministry of nudges. Excellent @nytimes article on behavioural economics via @rohan__silva http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/08/business/international/britains-ministry-of-nudges.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Nov

Just off to film a taster in Sri Lanka. Unlikely to have internet access for next 10 days. Will resume #neuroformed tweeting upon my return.

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Nov

26th Nov: a day for reminiscing about handling 1st human #brain. Wired’s Christian Jarrett http://wrd.cm/IdlxjZ  &me http://bit.ly/1gf4Q3y

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Nov

How brains keep track of time… the long and the short of it: http://huff.to/18EuTzJ  #neuroscience #time #perception

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Nov

The man who discerned psychopathy in his own brain (and why he has surely misunderstood his own data): http://bit.ly/1hdh3J9  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Nov

More pain now or less pain later? Discomfort of waiting for pain means people choose more pain now!! http://bit.ly/1i8yL1Q  #psychology

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Nov

Providing transcranial Direct Current Stimulation as consumer product is morally questionable: http://bit.ly/1etOmEj  ..discuss #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Nov

Promising new #tinnitus treatment, pairing vagus nerve stimulation with auditory stimulation, only works for some: http://bit.ly/1g0I9jm

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Nov

DTI brain imaging to trace white matter pathways ahead of surgery to ensure vital ones don’t get cut: http://bit.ly/17z0ge6  #neurosurgery

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Nov

An eclectic synopsis of the multiple influences of music on the brain: http://bit.ly/1i1CBK8  #neuroscience #psychology #music #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Nov

Mammalian Intelligence=very well established. Few bird species also very bright. Now.. clever reptiles: http://nyti.ms/17FxIwn  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Nov

“during a night of sleep, connections weakened within hemispheres but strengthened between hemispheres” http://bit.ly/1aSVfKo  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Nov

Using smartphone games to gather publishable scientific data from a larger, broader population: http://bit.ly/19ImcQD  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Nov

“According to Darwin.. Life progressed BECAUSE of disorder, not despite it” Jonah Lehrer PWAN 2007

 

The Atlantic ‏@TheAtlantic 21 Nov

The evolution of bitchiness, according to science http://theatln.tc/17LaVol

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Nov

Larger a basolateral amygdala, greater a child’s anxiety -research funded by pharma, I wonder? http://bit.ly/1jlKx4j  #skeptical #psychiatry

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Nov

Will such research trigger a surge of pregnant mums hitting the gym to boost their baby’s brain power? http://nyti.ms/1asoUhF  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Nov

Check out how squishy a fresh (ie not fixed with formaldehyde) human brain is;a truly remarkable organ: http://read.bi/1aqXNU2  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Nov

High tech combos: 3D printing based on brain MRI yields new models for neurosurgeons to practice on: http://bit.ly/18KNzda  #neurosurgery

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Nov

Improvisation engages brain areas involved in sustained attention 2greater degree than rehearsed music: http://bit.ly/1jgwA7z  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Nov

Weekly supermarket shop: 23 mins of rational decision making, then you’re easy meat to the special deals http://bbc.in/19CfYSb  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Nov

I’ve heard great anecdotal reports along these lines: http://bit.ly/1jfav9z  Tablets/iPads can really help kids with #autism to communicate

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Nov

Our best hope for beating Alzheimer’s might be an arthritis drug: http://bit.ly/18IJ4jk  I mentioned this 2 yrs ago!: http://bit.ly/1aB8lis

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Nov

3 steps to dietary confusion:1990’s-fat is bad for health,2000’s-wholegrain foods are good for health,2010’s-flip it: http://huff.to/HUPkhh

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Nov

A little place I come to read sometimes.. James Davies “Cracked” is essential reading – a psychiatry expose (e-acute) pic.twitter.com/oxuZ9hX0oF

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Nov

Time to can the fizzy drink habit, not just for diabetes/heart disease, but also to keep your brain proteins normal: http://bit.ly/1eUAm9a

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Nov

Psychobiotics – mood-influenceing gut bacteria – thought to play big role in mental health by serious scientists: http://bit.ly/1eRehZd

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Nov

Porn rewiring male brains: http://bit.ly/18zeOHM  “the issue isn’t porn [it’s] the complete absence of a counterpoint to porn” #neuroformed

 

Hugo Spiers ‏@hugospiers 14 Nov

At 1.15pm next Thursday I’ll be asking “What goes on in the mind of a London cabbie?”

Live-webcast public lecture:

http://events.ucl.ac.uk/event/event:a1k-hjialh9h-inyy47/lunch-hour-lecture-what-goes-on-in-the-mind-of-a-london-cabbie …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Nov

Glad JPaediatricPsychology recommends removing electrical entertainment devices from kid bedrooms to improve sleep: http://bit.ly/1gNCMHp

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Nov

Well written article on plasticity in brain areas specialised for socialising (= our default state?): http://bit.ly/1coHWE6  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Nov

Genuinely fascinating article about fats, grains&brains: http://onforb.es/1dtOxOH  Fascinating concept: dementia = Type 3 diabetes #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Nov

Valiant attempt 2 shift concept of left-right brain to more accurate top-bottom framework: http://bit.ly/1cOoIMW  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Nov

Scientists create dinosaur brain map – all we need now is a frozen dinosaur to see if they are right: http://bit.ly/1dpkDuR  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Nov

@neuroconscience Smells fishy to me. Fairly certain that TMS can’t reach insula without an awful lot of frontal/temporal operculi activation

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Nov

TMS helps people to quit smoking / TMS can reaches right down to the insula – which is most newsworthy? http://bit.ly/HVs9mD  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Nov

Telling the difference between normal age-related #cognitive impairment vs early signs of #dementia: http://bit.ly/HL5Mk0  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Nov

New mums to be paid a £200 incentive to breast feed for first 6 months to reduce disease risks for mother & child: http://bit.ly/1cRFtH7

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Nov

Let us toast the tantalising possibility of new type of booze that could be completely hangover-free: http://bit.ly/17jreD8  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Nov

“It’s not my fault, it’s my brain that’s faulty” – rise in neuroscience-based excuse in US legal cases: http://bit.ly/1hzHCJE  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Nov

Thrice weekly 20min exercise sessions for pregnant women improves infant brain development http://abcn.ws/HN1SY5  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Paul J. Zak ‏@pauljzak 11 Nov

How does office design affect your brain and mood?  I’ll discuss this today @techonomy http://techonomy.com/conf/13-tucson/  #Techonomy13

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Nov

Having a good old sing song improves mental abilities in people with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s: http://bit.ly/1ceHwQE  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Nov

Special protein that triggers re-growth of damaged nerve cells is identified; 1 day may help paralysis: http://bit.ly/HBJml1  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Nov

Regularly speaking more than 1 language delays onset of 3 different forms of dementia: http://bit.ly/16Mu5HN  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Nov

Aussie TV series “Redesign Your Brain” puts Mike Merzenich’s insights into #neuroplasticity to the test: http://bit.ly/17gmx2c  #neuroformed

 

COFEP Lab ‏@cofeplab 7 Nov

Daniel Wolpert talking about movement control: The real reason for brains (fascinating). http://on.ted.com/ecD5  #brain #memory

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Nov

Latest research in diabetes shifts focus from pancreas to brain: http://bit.ly/1bd95YF  #neuroformed #neuroscience #glucosecontrol

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Nov

Science education kit enables kids to implant electrodes into cockroach brain&control w/ smartphone ap: http://bit.ly/1bZlRvA  #neuroscience

 

Justin Esarey ‏@JustinEsarey 6 Nov

Yo dawg… “@NMMGreenwich: This is a ship-shipping ship, shipping shipping ships. pic.twitter.com/QwMfNAk8ig via @usmanm”

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Nov

“Between stimulus&response there is a space.In that space is our power2choose our response.In our response lies..growth&..freedom” V Frankl

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Nov

Cunning fMRI experiment reveals that brain “colours in” black&white images of normally colourful scenes http://bit.ly/1iOtEyQ  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Nov

@KateMcLoughney Lovely thanks – alas no surfing as wind was too strong/wrong direction. Typically conditions were perfect the following day!

 

Miguel Angel Escotet ‏@DrEscotet 6 Nov

Monkeys Use Minds to Control Avatar Arms – #Neuroscience via Science/AAAS – http://bit.ly/18ZTOsS

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 6 Nov

Dark side of psychology=disturbing read;psychologists advising on interrogation techniques: http://bit.ly/HsVmW6  #psychology #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 6 Nov

Computers can hear better in noisy environments when they copy how brain does audition: http://bit.ly/1aF6v2C  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 6 Nov

All those childhood music lessons were not wasted – even if you haven’t found time to play for decades: http://bbc.in/1b6Gaa9  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Nov

“This bow tie arrangement is a typical feature of self-organizing information processing systems.” http://bit.ly/1cKKxZF  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Nov

This paper basically suggests that the more porn you watch the more prone you are to cheat on your partner- #discuss: http://bit.ly/1bxkTXg

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Nov

More clues on neuronal mechanisms of visual attention – input selection by decreasing variability: http://bit.ly/19z4K51  #predictionerror

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Nov

People self-administering tcDCS w/ battery&wires on basis of YouTube guide= Darwin Award waiting2happen: http://bit.ly/HoEKPk  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Nov

“..integrative powers of the brain for the sensations..from handling objects spills out into all other domains of intelligence” EOWilson2012

 

Mo Costandi ‏@mocost 1 Nov

Neuromorphic transistor learns while it computes http://bit.ly/16SZYAA  A correlated nickelate synaptic transistor http://bit.ly/1bKsq56

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Nov

Great – so you’ve got an algorithm that can categorise dolphin whistles: http://nyti.ms/19jTbhX  but what are they actually saying, I wonder?

 

Matt Lieberman ‏@social_brains 1 Nov

These 2 Words Will Make You More Selfish (& 2 more that will make you share) http://bit.ly/1hAcG9y  http://bit.ly/1hAcG9y

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Nov

@AliceProverbio @Neurosciencee indeed, have you ever read Stuart Shipp’s TICS paper on pulvinar attentional mechanisms? It’s a great read..!

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Nov

Sadly, the UK has recently lost a fine and much respected research scientist. RIP Andy Calder: http://bit.ly/16RtI0H

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Nov

Human facical expressions & body language can signal emotional state,in dogs it’s all about which side the tail wags: http://bit.ly/16OVeMg

 

emily dawson ‏@emilyadawson 1 Nov

Amazing resource from @WellcomeLibrary shows the medical history of each London borough: http://bit.ly/1chaxM7  #londonspulse

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Nov

rTMS of dmPFC (vital4understanding others’ thoughts, beliefs & intentions) improves social skills in autistic people: http://bit.ly/17x31ix

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 31 Oct

When observing an adult push a button with hand vs foot infant brain is activated in MOTOR cortex for hand or foot: http://bit.ly/17tOxQi

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 31 Oct

Surely no light means no vision? It’s impossible to see anything in total darkness, right? Wrong… : http://bit.ly/18EZzMo  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 31 Oct

“early life pain has an immediate & long-term impact on responses to stress- & anxiety-provoking events” http://bit.ly/1coPLdz  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Oct

@Xfm_Lliana Good shout… glad you’re still up for it… I’ll drop you a line now. Looking forward to it!

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Oct

High dose of VIP brain molecule jolts biological clock into re-synchronising quicker after jet lag: http://bit.ly/17oOi9g  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Oct

We’re more moral in the morning, in the afternoon more prone to dishonesty, bizarre but apparently true: http://bit.ly/19SiY00  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Oct

Super Mario 64 for 30+mins/day for just 2 months sufficient to increase grey matter volume in various brain regions! http://bit.ly/1adZ7VT

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 29 Oct

Your #brain’s superhighways are not dissimilar, in principle, from those of worms & cats: http://wrd.cm/17pOl4F  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 29 Oct

A #brain region specialised for seeing snakes? Serpent detectors in the pulvinar? Apparently so: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/10/28/241370496/eeek-snake-your-brain-has-a-special-corner-just-for-them … #neuroscience

 

Discover Magazine ‏@DiscoverMag 28 Oct

Evolution explains why mean girls get the guys http://bit.ly/HcnMTY

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 28 Oct

I’ve just started EO Wilson’s Social Conquest of Earth. Three chapters in – I’m already blown away…

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 28 Oct

Topiramate clinical trials show promise – helping people to keep cocaine #addiction at bay: http://bit.ly/1dwVBNu  #neuroscience #psychiatry

 

Oliver Sacks ‏@OliverSacks 28 Oct

Should primary-care doctors take a greater role in treating patients’ mental health? @NYTimes @SuzanneKovenMD http://ht.ly/qdCiJ

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 28 Oct

Using artificial intelligence to do things that usually require a human brain – like solving CAPTCHAs: http://onforb.es/18taxo9  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 28 Oct

Genetic analysis of 75,000 folks with/without Alzheimer’s points accusatory finger at immune system genes: http://ind.pn/19L1oes  #neurosci

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Oct

One creatures poison is another creatures pain killer, courtesy of @mocost: http://bit.ly/HhEn9C  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Oct

So good it got tweeted twice. Where we really are in using fMRI to decode thoughts, sights & intentions: http://bit.ly/HeYh5j  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Oct

Human deep brain stimulation is primary focus of US DARPA funding..now why would they be interested in that I wonder: http://nyti.ms/1ih2VuC

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Oct

BRILLIANT article:  http://bit.ly/HeYh5j  – fantastic account of how fMRI brain scan data can be decoded: #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Oct

Reasons not to gorge on sugary snacks #9 High blood glucose assoc. w/ poor memory/smaller hippocampi: http://lat.ms/19AMasi   #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Oct

Great talk at Stoke Newington School. 100x 6th formers quiet, friendly, attentive, engaged.. very bright young people – a credit to N16 #sns

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Oct

This time yesterday I had no idea I’d be heading to Stoke Newington School today to give my Brain Talk – I do love a bit of spontaneity 😉

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Oct

fMRI results http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2013/10/22/resisting-temptation-its-all-in-your-brain/ … align w/ role of hippocampus in generating possible futures,not just recalling past events #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Oct

Dancing with Parkinson’s – Canadian National Ballet gets patients moving: http://bit.ly/1a59voR  #neuroformed

 

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D. ‏@emmaseppala 22 Oct

“#Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.” -Sophocles

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Oct

“when we lose consciousness, the communication among areas of the brain becomes extremely inefficient”: http://bit.ly/1c2JDvn  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Oct

Healthy aging involves not just keeping mentally active but challenging the #brain by tackling unfamiliar new skills: http://bit.ly/175uMfK

 

Sasha Davenport ‏@SashDavenport 22 Oct

The Rational Choices of Crack Addicts – highlighting great work by @drcarlhart . http://j.mp/1fSGorc

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Oct

Chicken &egg of positive correlation between poor sleep &accumulation of beta-amyloid plaques in #brain: http://reut.rs/1fR4zpT  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Oct

SciAmMIND was on fire over the weekend – this piece on anorgasmia (inability to reach climax) is very #sexhospital http://bit.ly/1a0LCwN

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Oct

Leaky guts, spilling bacteria into your bloodstream – yet another way that diet might affect mood: http://bit.ly/GTSDVh  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Oct

Simple visual test correlates very strongly with IQ: http://bit.ly/18uJ8pW  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Oct

How brains do memory – hippocampus pulls cortical strings each time an episode of life is revisited: http://bit.ly/1enZthF  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Oct

Would love to try this immersive 3D virtual reality system to explore the inner world of a human brain: http://bit.ly/1i1OSc4  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Oct

“brain cells shrink during sleep to open up..gaps between neurons & allow fluid to wash..brain clean” http://bbc.in/19Pp8e2  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Oct

I love it: money or pain on flip of coin – 10p per milliamp – he’s gone for 50m for a fiver @TimandraHarknes & victim pic.twitter.com/3lomeNhrDa

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Oct

That’s what I call a set! pic.twitter.com/PD1ZnB4Taa

 

Y Touring ‏@YTouring 17 Oct

Special thanks to @c_mcgettigan @drjacklewis Prof Steven Rose and Alex Chakmakjian for being our panel last night https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.535808066500494.1073741827.219947884753182&type=3&uploaded=8 …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Oct

“Stiffer arteries..increases..likelihood of having..white matter disease&amyloid deposition in..brain”: http://bit.ly/18pDdSU  #neuroformed

 

Scientific American ‏@sciam 17 Oct

The Heritability of Intelligence: Not What You Think http://bit.ly/1bCplEJ

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Oct

Twice in my life I’ve taken the chance 2 thank an author 4 changing the way I think.Paxman in ’08 for The English;Rose ’13 for Lifelines 🙂

 

Roger Dooley ‏@rogerdooley 17 Oct

Skynet is almost here: Coming Soon and in Billions: Devices That Talk to Each Other http://on.wsj.com/H2Tm7l  via @WSJ

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Oct

Anyone up for a spot of BrainSex tonight 7-8pm in Kings Cross? @TimandraHarknes highly praised Edinburgh Fringe show: http://bit.ly/1ar1UM4

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Oct

Evolutionary drive behind increasing brain size =dramatic shifts in climate between very wet&very dry: http://ind.pn/1cuIhXd   #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Oct

Studies investigating potential of Google Glass for helping Parkinson’s people improve gait via visual patterns: http://bit.ly/17Kep3S

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Oct

Looking forward2hosting tonight’s post-screening neuroethics chat btwn ProfStevenRose,a playwright,lawyer & a neuroscientist @bloomsburyfest

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Oct

Amazing video of patients w/ electrodes implanted on IPS neurons – activity rises whenever discussion gets numerical: http://bit.ly/1bWc9il

 

Mashable ‏@mashable 16 Oct

Textbook Company Partners With Drone Service to Ship Deliveries to Students Quickly http://on.mash.to/17HAShU

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Neurobonkers ‏@neurobonkers 16 Oct

Just in time for Halloween – Combined Motion capture + MRI study shows how skeletons move during sex http://www.artanim.ch/en/projects-detail.php?id=5 … via @drpetra

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Oct

Essential reading for an overloaded mind: brain benefits of taking your foot off the pedal: http://bit.ly/18hgVCX  #neuroformed #takeabreak

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Oct

Ghrelin – a hormone known for it’s role in appetite regulation – seems to be involved in chronic stress: http://bit.ly/17r9ghV  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Oct

“..autists experience the world too intensely & so take refuge by turning inward”: http://bit.ly/1gGPiXt  #neuroformed #autism #neuroscience

 

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Oct

Birth triggers serotonin drop which triggers development of brain areas involved in sensory perception: http://bit.ly/GZR6g7  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Oct

@TBeardsworth I checked my inbox: nothing from you there. Tested the contact page at https://www.drjack.co.uk  – it’s working fine. Try again?

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Oct

Why irregular bedtimes can lead to bad behaviour in children: http://bit.ly/16HQYMx  I wonder if the same goes for adults? #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Oct

Born with a moral compass? Evidence that even 3 month old babies have an innate sense of right & wrong: http://bit.ly/17lyBd3  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Oct

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind, if history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten”RK

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Oct

US Department of Defense continues to cough up big grants for further development of commercial EEG aps: http://bit.ly/15sxx9H  #neuroformed

 

David Eagleman ‏@davideagleman 11 Oct

Brain Science: Can we use technology to greatly enhance our natural senses? http://ow.ly/pawqo

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Oct

Nothing like a bit of Helen Fisher on a Fri to unpack the brain rules of attraction & romantic love: http://fxn.ws/1gvWDsR  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Oct

Opioid system activated by social rejection, to dampen emotional (not just physical) pain: http://bit.ly/GNCHEn  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Oct

Seems our caveman ancestors who daubed cave walls with humanity’s 1st artistic efforts were,in fact,mostly cavewomen: http://bit.ly/19xIjim

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Oct

Simple bedside brain scan improves ability to detect minimal consciousness vs complete unconsciousness: http://bit.ly/18RZWq1  #neuroscience

 

Cambridge Psychiatry ‏@psychiatry_ucam 10 Oct

Use of cognitive enhancing drugs by university students is commented on by @BJSahakian in the @MailOnline http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2451586/More-students-turning-cognitive-enhancing-drug-Modafinil-hope-boosting-grades-job-prospects.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490 … @CamNeuro

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Uta Frith ‏@utafrith 10 Oct

Great post from @deevybee on obsession with speculative implications for intervention re language and brain development.

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Oct

Suggestion in this article that we should change type of maths taught in schools to suit needs of 21st C is bang on: http://read.bi/16tZrD5

 

Dr Natalie Butcher ‏@Dr_N_Butcher 10 Oct

“@deevybee: What made me cross this morning? Media accounts of a brain development study http://t.co/yCX2UdzsD” #ResearchEthics

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Oct

New drug which halts neurodegeneration in mice hailed as turning point in battle against brain disease: http://bbc.in/17giZrk  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Oct

Does improving your working memory lead to enhancements in fluid intelligence? http://bit.ly/17mHLVL  #neuroformed #braintraining

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Oct

Vasopressin receptors seem 2 be key 2 quickly resetting body clock after changing time zones (in mice): http://bit.ly/1e7QOQ9  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Oct

Brain scans on 1-6yrs olds shows neuron myelin “go-faster” wrapping is mature age4 in language centres: http://bbc.in/GKh1sA  #neuroformed

 

Neuroscience nw ‏@Neurosciencenw 8 Oct

Neuroweapons, Neuroscience and “Brain Circuit Manipulation”: Inside Story of … – Center for Research on… http://dlvr.it/460jsz

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Oct

“selective [prefrontal] enlargement is part of a trend that has been present since..dawn of primates” http://bit.ly/1e5IuQT  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Oct

Fantastic, inspiring account of having Parkinson’s from age of 8 (yes eight) & just getting on with it: http://ind.pn/1agHTcc  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Oct

The immune system plays a more powerful role in your brain than you may have realised: http://bit.ly/17iQ3Ok  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Neuro Now ‏@NeuroNow 7 Oct

Nobel winners plotted body’s ‘cell traffic’ system: …  the vesicle system.

Suedhof, a neuroscientist, … http://bit.ly/17PmYym

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Oct

Breakfast and the brain: http://bit.ly/1fF3bri  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Oct

Human Brain Project 1) Wait 10 yrs for powerful enough supercomputers 2) Build VR human brain: http://bbc.in/GHjS5M  3) Re-watch Terminator

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Oct

Male vs female brains. Neurophilosopher @mocost sets us straight on facts of this ever-popular theme: http://bit.ly/17JDQ9P  #neuroformed

 

Kate Nightingale ‏@StylePsychology 6 Oct

Just watching #BodyLanguageSecrets programme on #Sky2 Great as always! @therealanjulam @drpetercollett @DrJackLewis

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Gary Marcus ‏@GaryMarcus 23 Sep

Jetpacks and flying cars. Has the future finally arrived? Or will it be supplanted by autonomous ground vehicles? http://www.kurzweilai.net/jetpack-to-be-available-in-2014?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=8749b4c39a-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6de721fb33-8749b4c39a-282092137 …

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Discover Magazine ‏@DiscoverMag 4 Oct

4,000-year-old brain preserved after boiling in its own juices http://bit.ly/16Kj1NM  pic.twitter.com/OJWEKRqp9a

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Oct

@dyskinesiachick @NBCNews I thought so too. Always nice to stumble across a film that does brain science justice. Now no need to stumble!

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Oct

Hollywood movies exploring brain science themes scored, ranked and indexed for quality, accuracy & relevance: http://nbcnews.to/19oclyW  #neuro

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Oct

What kind of people tend to believe in conspiracy theories? http://bit.ly/15ScJtK  #neuroformed #personality

 

Björn Brembs ‏@brembs 4 Oct

Science Mag sting of #OA journals: is it about #OpenAccess or about peer review? http://wp.me/psD5K-181

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Oct

Brain area responsible for driving fair behaviour when dealing with other people is ID’ed: http://ti.me/1g9S0Vh  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Oct

Dream machine (for mice). Optogenetics used to switch on REM sleep via circuit in lateral hypothalamus: http://bit.ly/1brkwC9  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Oct

Hearing colours – a poem on auditory synaesthesia: http://bit.ly/1g7qlEh  #neuroformed

 

Scott Barry Kaufman ‏@sbkaufman 3 Oct

The Real Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness | Beautiful Minds http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/2013/10/03/the-real-link-between-creativity-and-mental-illness/?WT.mc_id=SA_sharetool_Twitter … via @sciam #SciAmBlogs

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Oct

Exercise is great for brains = it encourages release of BDNF from hypothalamus promoting neurogenesis: http://huff.to/1f0pZAm  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Oct

Why adolescents are prone to take risky decisions / develop long lasting addictions: http://bit.ly/18NDoYm  by @field_matt #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Oct

Higher incidence of bipolar disorder for offspring of mums who smoke during pregnancy: http://bit.ly/16FKT5r  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Oct

White matter connecting areas involved in sadness/depression is in worse nick in night owl brains than early birds: http://bit.ly/1btTQgz

 

D. Bunnell ‏@BrainfitWorld 1 Oct

How to Improve Your Short-Term Memory Without Playing Computer Games http://ow.ly/p6psd  #brain

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Dr. David Ballard ‏@DrDavidBallard 1 Oct

.@BarackObama to award Medal of Freedom to psychologist Daniel Kahneman, PhD (@APA) http://bit.ly/16EAFlQ  #psychology

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Oct

Carrying coconut shells2hide in transit: with 500M neurons vs our 86Bn an octopus is still a pretty smart cookie: http://bit.ly/1bpoZC1

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Oct

RIP visual brain pioneer David Hubel: http://www.theguardian.com/science/neurophilosophy/2013/sep/30/obituary-david-hubel … #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Oct

Seeing a shape when it’s not really there (illusory contours) evokes activity in visual brain’s areaV4: http://bit.ly/170uR0l  #neuroscience

 

mindhacks blog ‏@mindhacksblog 1 Oct

The effect of diminished belief in free will: Studies have shown that people who believe things happen randoml… http://bit.ly/1bp2gGf

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Sep

Developing new technologies to accelerate #re-habilitation from #stroke after discharge from hospital: http://bit.ly/17fxjmM  #neuroformed

 

Neuroskeptic ‏@Neuro_Skeptic 30 Sep

Polymorphisms in the oxytocin receptor gene are associated with psychopathy http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24059750  “Hug hormone in psychopath gene shock!”

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Erin Brodwin ‏@erbrod 30 Sep

The science of beating #addiction: Why addicts should be treated as people with a choice http://theatln.tc/17iUoFq  by @slsatel in @TheAtlantic

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Sep

Oct = brain tumour awareness month: http://huff.to/19iz3IE  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Sep

False memories: http://bbc.in/198DbRn  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 27 Sep

Following my #brain-adapting powers of #internet #porn blog: http://bit.ly/1al6Gwo  Norman Doidge explains further: http://bit.ly/19CIKE1

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 27 Sep

Most of the damage of a traumatic brain injury occurs after the event, but Xenon gas may stop the rot: http://bit.ly/16Fa3KA  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 27 Sep

Ballerina’s brains adapt to reduce spinning-induced dizziness: http://bbc.in/1fu2b9m  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Sep

Powers of Omega3 to boost brain function thrown into question – but don’t ditch the oily fish just yet: http://bit.ly/19C4y2l  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Sep

Lithium is an effective treatment for several psychiatric illnesses yet we don’t know how it works-here’s a new clue: http://bit.ly/15wTEOo

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Sep

@drjacklewis aw thanks Hugo – that you found my ramblings worthy of a re-tweet is high praise indeed – hope all is well…

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Sep

Prosthetic limb controlled with greater than usual accuracy via nerves feeding thigh muscles: http://bit.ly/1b89P3X  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Sep

How virtual environments can shape your brain: http://bit.ly/1al6Gwo  #neuroscience #neuroformed #neuroplasticity

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Sep

@DrSkyrme good point well made… today I have learned that you cannot reply to a favourited tweet… #somethingneweveryday

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Sep

A recent news article about online porn got me thinking about how virtual environments shape our brains: http://bit.ly/1al6Gwo  #neuroformed

 

Scientific American ‏@sciam 25 Sep

Humans May Be Most Adaptive Species http://bit.ly/18ZDloa

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Sep

Environments shape brains – stimulating 1’s help people w/ traumatic brain injury hold onto grey matter: http://bit.ly/1an88P1  #neuroformed

 

Professor Bob ‏@psychoBOBlogy 25 Sep

Are Men’s Brains Just Bigger? | discover http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2013/09/25/are-mens-brains-just-bigger/#.UkLV18i9LCR …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Sep

Neuroscience insight into what goes on in the brain of a psychopath when they see other people suffer: http://fxn.ws/16I0wmZ  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Sep

@all_time_sykes maybe hold off caffeine for few yrs: http://bit.ly/1al0pAV  – caffeine helps brains in adulthood but hinders in adolescence

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Sep

Party mums beware: cocaine exposure in womb has long term consequences when baby brain hits adolescence: http://bit.ly/1dIjv6b  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Sep

Personal Trainer for brain sounds dodgy? This bespoke brain training is provided by top medical centre: http://bit.ly/1aiwWYi  #neuroformed

 

Stephen Marcus ‏@stephen_marcus 23 Sep

One of the nice things about problems is that a good many of them do not exist except in our imaginations ~ Steve Allen

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Sep

@SydenhamHigh Absolute pleasure. Thanks for having me back again. I always enjoy talking brains with such intelligent young people… 😉

 

Medical Xpress ‏@medical_xpress 23 Sep

Breakthrough offers first direct measurement of #spinalcord myelin in multiple sclerosis http://medx.cc/299158480

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Sep

Pornography addicts have exaggerated responses to sexual images in pleasure pathway (ventral striatum): http://ind.pn/18OdeAu  #neuroscience

 

William Eggers ‏@wdeggers 23 Sep

More behavioral economics. The Mental Strain of Making Do With Less http://nyti.ms/15bLBX6

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Sep

High IQ teenagers stay in hyper-learning brain state (more typical of earlier childhood) for longer: http://n.pr/15OhXWy  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Sep

Out with old chemical interventions, in with new electrical / light-sensitive brain interventions: http://bit.ly/16PPFKV  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Sep

Mystery of multiple sclerosis trigger, new evidence suggests grey matter problems presage white matter damage: http://bit.ly/1gDGpLB  #MS

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Sep

@all_time_sykes moderate dose, 3-5 cups per day max, beyond that it’s bad news.. thanks for getting in touch and for the follow..

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Sep

@amelia_barling Glad you enjoyed it, nice to meet you&thanks for the follow. Good luck with the challenge I set you,let me know how it goes.

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Sep

RIP Candace Pert – neuro-explorer who played a key role in the discovery of the opiate receptors: http://nyti.ms/17OOqv2  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Sep

Mechanism of use it or lose it – how brains ensure synaptic connections in active pathways mature: http://bit.ly/1dv9sB8  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Sep

Nu-complexes originating in the hippocampus spotted in brain of person in a very deep coma: http://bit.ly/17OBqFY  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Sep

US endocrinologist uses EEG neurofeedback to help people whose cortisol and stress levels are all over the place: http://fxn.ws/15F58xJ

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Sep

“..study highlights potential new method for detecting tau..key player in both Alzheimer’s &frontotemporal dementia”: http://bbc.in/18azqsj

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Sep

Big shout going out to the Sydenham High Yr11 crew. Your ability to focus & engage with secrets of the brain for 2 solid hours astounded me!

 

Brainworks Rehab ‏@BrainworksRehab 19 Sep

How does the body clock work? http://ow.ly/oYW8d  #Sleep #Circadian

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Caspar Addyman ‏@BrainStraining 19 Sep

To learn more children should have more playtime and less lessons – Peter Gray on the power of play http://babylaughter.net/blog/2013/09/19/the-power-of-play-peter-gray/ …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Sep

Shining light on what goes on in the brains of traders as their decisions create stock-market bubbles: http://ind.pn/153jiKr  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Sep

“musical training could *possibly* sharpen the brain’s response to language”: http://bit.ly/17I7ZFz  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Sep

Persistent back pain predicted by using brain scans to take snap shots of white matter integrity: http://lat.ms/1gy8XGc  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Sep

Telomeres shrink when cells replicate, limiting life duration. Now, it seems, healthy lifestyle can extend them!!: http://bit.ly/1aHMUMw

 

Prof Sophie Scott ‏@sophiescott 17 Sep

excited about next week’s Life Scientific (9am, R4)? You should be, because it’s about ME *uncontrollable ego klaxon* http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03bdpl5 …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Sep

#Brain areas involved in manipulating mental images in mind’s eye – there’s a lot of ’em!: http://bit.ly/169g1Dv  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Sep

US brain initiative prioritises tackling “how circuits in..brain generate complex thoughts & behaviour” http://nyti.ms/18uxFbC  #neuroscience

 

Corpina Nootropics ‏@corpina_noots 13 Sep

Antioxidants and their Role in Improving Brain Function | http://buff.ly/13RcRY4

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DementiaToday ‏@DementiaToday 16 Sep

A Novel Neurotrophic Drug for Cognitive Enhancement and Alzheimer’s Disease http://tinyurl.com/84b5crr  #dementia, #alz

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Sep

Brain benefits of a nap: http://bit.ly/168rT8J  I’ve encouraged many institutions to tolerate napping to increase productivity #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Sep

DNA analysis of girl who cannot feel pain advances understanding of genes critical for nociception: http://bit.ly/14ZNsZH  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Sep

Lower/upper PFC brain areas battle it out when tempted by immediate gratification/exerting self-control: http://bit.ly/1gmIvPI  #neuroformed

 

Guardian Tech ‏@guardiantech 13 Sep

Introducing Observer Tech Monthly – tech, science & ideas from the Observer on Sunday #owntheweekend https://vine.co/v/hnZjpgAZHTd

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Guardian Tech ‏@guardiantech 13 Sep

We have abandoned our children to the internet | Beeban Kidron http://bit.ly/13XzjyP

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Elizabeth R. Miller ‏@ElzbthMllr 13 Sep

RT @RWJF_PubHealth: Regular exercise may help decrease #depression: http://bit.ly/16qezRf

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Neurensics ‏@Neurensics 13 Sep

New study shows that the intensity of facebook use can be predicted by reward-related activity in the brain http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130829214400.htm …

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Chris Frith ‏@cdfrith 13 Sep

RT @neuroconscience: infering confidence form movements Players’ Poker Hands Is Perceived Accurately From Arm Motions http://bit.ly/1e8NlDo

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Sep

Child abuse changes the brain qualifying it as a serious public health concern: http://bit.ly/180jKGi  #neuroformed #development #childabuse

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Sep

With the inimitable @polarbearpirate putting final touches to our new book (out in March)

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Sep

Sleep studies w/ AAD patients give clues as2 where in  brain dreams originate: http://lat.ms/188qiQP  #neuroformed #neuroscience #neurology

 

Simon Baron-Cohen ‏@sbaroncohen 12 Sep

Huge Danish study shows younger siblings of a child with autism are 7 times more likely to develop autism http://tiny.cc/9j6b3w

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Sep

Just about 2 start filming for CBC with the lovely Peter Keleghan of Seinfeld, Cheers, Newsroom fame – a very nice man, a very very nice man

 

Reasonable Ape ‏@ReasonableApe 12 Sep

The McGurk Effect http://youtu.be/BDGkCsdyKXs  #Speech #perception #illusion

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Social Psych ‏@SoclPsych 12 Sep

Are We Hard-Wired to Enjoy Cheating? : DNews http://fb.me/6tmitii5J

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Dr Andrew Storey ‏@dracstorey 10 Sep

#DCLibStudies great talk on the brain from @DrJackLewis .. drink more water and take exercise .. good for your brain

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Sep

@dracstorey many thanks for the positive feedback! You’re very kind..

 

Anna Simpson ‏@AnnaSimpson87 11 Sep

@DrJackLewis  Great talk @ DulwichCollege: accessible, useful & fascinating, took me back 2 my psych undergrad before theatre stole my heart

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Sep

@AnnaSimpson87 thank you very much for taking the time to give some feedback, much obliged!

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Sep

Tracking changes in #schizophrenic brain over long term & examining impact of anti-psychotic medications: http://bit.ly/1d5Qf8W  #psychiatry

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Sep

Stimulation of nucleus basalis (http://bit.ly/184bnqR ) during learning enhances recall: http://bit.ly/15O8YAG  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Sep

Opiate addiction relies on molecular mechanism in amygdala where memory of intense reward is stored: http://bit.ly/1asABDF  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Sep

Irrespective of what my hero Sir David Attenborough might believe, we are all still evolving: http://bit.ly/1azCEJx  #neuroformed #evolution

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Sep

A concise re-cap on why regularly speaking two languages is so good for your brain:: http://huff.to/1e29tze  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Sep

How to definitively measure #brain damage threat from sports injuries? Scan before as well as after: http://bit.ly/1eBdOIr  #neuroscience

 

Adam ‏@adamhayden 10 Sep

A nice take on current neuroscience/cognition:

 

Adam Gopnik: The New Neuro-Skeptics http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2013/09/09/130909crbo_books_gopnik?currentPage=all?mbid=social_retweet … via @NewYorker

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Sep

Deterioration of fornix (#brain structure feeding info to hippocampus) may foretell cognitive decline: http://bit.ly/17MYIfX  #neuroscience

 

David Nutt ‏@ProfDavidNutt 10 Sep

Sensible parenting drugs advice from @timlottwriter http://ow.ly/oJ79c . More drugs info from me & @Official_ISCD: http://drugscience.org.uk

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Sep

Famous autistic academic Temple Grandin interviewed live today by @SciAmNeur at 1pm EDT (5pm GMT): http://bit.ly/1evgE1O  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Sep

Why do we humans love to see, hear, touch etc. the ocean so much, here’s some suggestions: http://huff.to/1exxhtz  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Sep

Why some people just can’t sing – less about hearing badly, more about poor control of vocal apparatus: http://bit.ly/14sQU42  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Sep

Survey of erogenous zones: http://bit.ly/13tGMFy  #neuroformed #sexhospital

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Sep

Why brains love yoga: http://huff.to/1acJdhJ  #neuroformed

 

Psychology Quotes ‏@QuotePsychology 8 Sep

Earth laughs in flowers. – Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote #quotes

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 6 Sep

#Brain gyms can work, so long as one cognitive skill is targeted at a time: http://bit.ly/15JgoUZ  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

John Hewitt ‏@jhewitt123 6 Sep

Featured on Brains & Beers: Whats a glial connectome look like? http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-09-glial-connectomes.html …  @KordingLab @nucAmbiguous https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110381959669738916846 …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 6 Sep

People make poorer financial decisions when money’s tight compared to when they’re flush for cash: http://bit.ly/193dXAt  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 6 Sep

Making music together boosts prosocial behaviour: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130905202851.htm …

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Sep

Here’s that #braintraining video game for seniors again,sorry2repost but NYT hacks write so eloquently: http://nyti.ms/13erpkh  #neuroscience

 

Sarah-JayneBlakemore ‏@sjblakemore 5 Sep

The development of metacognitive ability in adolescence. Open access article:  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053810013000068 …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Sep

Analysis of laser beam reflection from brain tissue during surgery helps to find tumour edge with greater accuracy: http://bbc.in/1dIl4Uf

 

Keith R Laws ‏@Keith_Laws 5 Sep

Smoking & reduced negative symptoms in schizophrenia @PLOSONE http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0071343 … Exploring nicotinic pathways for novel treatments?

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Sep

Neurons get the headlines,but glial cells are gaining increased recognition as brain’s unsung heroes: http://bit.ly/15ZhlMY  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Sep

@NeilRBurns Without myelin wrapping the speed at which electrical messages are sent down axon (wire) of that neuron is significantly reduced

 

Scott Barry Kaufman ‏@sbkaufman 4 Sep

Why Do You Want to Be Famous? | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/2013/09/04/why-do-you-want-to-be-famous/?WT.mc_id=SA_sharetool_Twitter … via @sciam #SciAmBlogs

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Sep

Mapping sights, sound and smells onto the human brain (warning: gory pic of electrodes on human brain): http://bit.ly/1dDJf6a  #neuroscience

 

Popular Science ‏@PopSci 4 Sep

A new driving-based video game helps senior citizens multitask better than twentysomethings http://pops.ci/1efl906

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Sep

Sleep (in particular: REM sleep) bolsters maturation of go-faster myelin wrapping around brain wires: http://bbc.in/17CRklw  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Sep

That’s surely going to end in tears.. RT @mims: China moving legalize parcel delivery by drone http://qz.com/120654/china-could-become-the-first-country-to-legalize-parcel-delivery-by-drone/ …

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Sep

Window to the brain – literally: http://bbc.in/1eap3aP  Soon it’ll be offered as a cosmetic procedure: “does my brain look big in this?” 😉

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Sep

“It’s not that I’m so smart..It’s that I stay with problems longer” Albert Einstein quoted in the excellent Quiet by Susan Cain #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Sep

Facebook’s addictiveness may be explained by sporadic NA activation upon receipt of social affirmation: http://ti.me/15sSNrs  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Sep

Developing opioids that kill the pain without inducing a high – best way to limit potential for abuse: http://bit.ly/17gFfjj  #neuroscience

 

Vaughan Bell ‏@vaughanbell 2 Sep

Separating neuromyths from science in education http://is.gd/uktFoF  via @bengoldacre

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Sep

“..later in childhood..2nd #language is acquired..greater are..changes in..inferior frontal cortex”:http://bit.ly/17hRJY5  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Sep

Alcohol seems 2 disrupt connectivity b/ween amygdala-OFC + ability 2 read emotional facial expressions: http://bit.ly/18x4WgS  #neuroscience

 

Miguel Angel Escotet ‏@DrEscotet 2 Sep

RT @SusanaDeLeonMD: Excellent overview of state of affairs in #neuroscience by @jonlieffmd  http://bit.ly/19cpopF  @DrEscotet

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Sep

Insomniacs show decreased activity in brain areas associated w/ working memory during increasingly tough memory test: http://bbc.in/176InhO

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 29 Aug

Babies remember words that they heard from the womb before birth: http://bit.ly/15cQgZ6  #psychology

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 29 Aug

Harvard study suggests stresses of poverty reduce cognitive capacity: http://reut.rs/17ml0ox  Talk about a vicious cycle 🙁 #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 28 Aug

Can’t remember last time a #neuro-breakthrough left me feeling so flat: http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23863544 … Mini human brains will contribute very little

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 28 Aug

What is schizophrenia? What is madness? Questions as relevant now as they ever were: http://bit.ly/18dej5e  #psychiatry #dontcallmecrazy

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 28 Aug

Neurolegend Rajesh Rao (champion of predictive coding) controls colleague’s arm with his brainwaves: http://usat.ly/18iDZxl   #neuroscience

 

Natasha Eyles ‏@NatashaEyles 27 Aug

@DrJackLewis my brain was working overtime last night, I had the most vivid dreams and you were in them! I blame #SexHospital on b4 bed ha!

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 28 Aug

Sweet, colourful and deadly addictive – drug lords trying to hook Thai kids on meth as young as possible – horrific: http://bit.ly/1dkuq8s

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 27 Aug

RIP Dr Huttenlocher – neurolegend who spotted that synapses are pruned back over course of adolescence: http://nyti.ms/14Z37bA  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 27 Aug

Another cracker from @mocost – how brains incorporate added extras into their body maps: http://bit.ly/1aJ19Dc  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 27 Aug

Study indicates improved cognitive flexibility as a result of intensive engagement with fast-moving strategy game: http://huff.to/1f9Zlk9

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Aug

Trippy optical illusions flicker with the same frequency as brain alpha waves: http://huff.to/14p6o7x  #illusion #neuroscience #vision #brain

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Aug

Empathy: how your brain can feeling the pain that others are about to go through: http://onforb.es/19Ngraw  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Aug

Lovely description of how owl brains map visual and auditory space to keep track of prey when hunting: http://bit.ly/19Od0jY  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Aug

Humans dramatically change environments, a selection pressure that’s increasing #brain size of co-habiting creatures: http://nyti.ms/12sfKhj

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Aug

Brain regions comprising ‘switch’ btwn internal thought&external sensory info impaired in schizophrenia http://bit.ly/14Z0k12  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Aug

Mirror neurons: “allow us to grasp the minds of others not through conceptual reasoning but through direct simulation..” Rizzolatti NYT 2006

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Aug

Whether or not sugar snack provides boost when depleted by mentally challenging work depends on beliefs: http://bit.ly/14QnExT  #neuroformed

 

Colleen McCaffery ‏@deadendrite 21 Aug

Social giving makes us happier: implications for nonprofits http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130820135034.htm#.UhS2yEzU-Z4.twitter … #nonprofit

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NIBIB ‏@NIBIBgov 15 Aug

Exercise and stress cause visible changes to the brain. Expert brain imager, Paul Thompson, explains http://youtu.be/xpy_rAWSWkA  #brainimaging

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Aug

Morning sex/restorative napping: testosterone levels fall in day,restored by sleep,peak around 1st REM sleep,high until waking #sexhospital

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 21 Aug

Learning finger movement seq. consolidated during sleep (delta waves in SMA) for improved performance: http://bit.ly/13PNcvM  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Aug

Thank you @folkinabox for a lovely 1-on-1 concert on Young Vic’s balcony – a fantastic “creative break” from writing! pic.twitter.com/AlqZGjXxE0

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Aug

Great piece from @mocost on Prof Loftus / fallibility of witness testimony based on “recovered” memories: http://bit.ly/14RU8fa  #psychology

 

Galen Bodenhausen ‏@GVBodenhausen 20 Aug

Psychedelics & mental health: Population study finds psychedelic use associated with fewer mental health problems http://buff.ly/12lwU02

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Aug

But on the other hand… RT @tharagai: reflects on the dropping rate of #Dementia http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/17/health/study-finds-dip-in-dementia-rates.html?_r=0 … #insightsbs #stayingalive

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Aug

How trace levels of dietary copper (building up over long periods of time) may accelerate Alzheimer’s: http://bit.ly/12ljq4r  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 20 Aug

Using #brain activations to determine which letter of alphabet subject in MRI scanner is looking at: http://bit.ly/1d0ol0K  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Aug

Curious that vagus nerve stimulation seems2benefit people w/cluster headache,depression&maybe tinnitus.. http://bit.ly/1bMmMjQ  #neuroformed

 

Brilliant Ads ‏@Brilliant_Ads 10 Aug

Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there. pic.twitter.com/xruG2YsEy3

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Aug

Measuring EEG signals… via the ear: http://bit.ly/1acI7F2  #neuroformed #neuroscience #brain

 

Chris Chambers ‏@chrisdc77 19 Aug

Ten of the most interesting errors & biases we fall prey to while #driving: http://www.theguardian.com/science/head-quarters/2013/aug/19/driving-road-neuroscience-psychology … #psychology #GuardianHQ

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Aug

“aggression, attention problems & withdrawal behaviour..all associated with soft drink consumption in young children” http://bit.ly/1acI7F2

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Aug

The chicken & egg of intelligence – why might taller people become smarter? (teacher favouritism) http://bit.ly/14EErUH  #STEM #neuroformed

 

Neuroscience nw ‏@Neurosciencenw 16 Aug

Crosswords don’t make you clever – The Economist http://dlvr.it/3pkbjD

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Cary Cooper ‏@ProfCaryCooper 16 Aug

A report that drinking more than 4 cups of coffee everyday can damage your health Too many confounding factors? http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/news/article3844357.ece …

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Hannah Devlin ‏@hannahdev 16 Aug

@soozaphone if you do, this is a really good paper on coffee, breaking down association by specific causes of death http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1112010#t=articleBackground …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Aug

Your amazingly adaptable# brain. Eye movements quickly adjust around blockage to central vision: http://bit.ly/16gzhlB  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Aug

Anyone can be good at maths, you just need the right teaching strategy: http://bit.ly/142mlAh  #STEM #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Aug

Putting the left-brained versus right brained myth to bed, for good: http://bit.ly/14zPoqq  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Aug

Simple test to measure consciousness: http://bit.ly/14d5ZRN  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Aug

Excellent article on impact of porn trends on real life sex: http://bbc.in/1eJMJjz  – a really important topic for debate… #sexhospital

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Aug

Scanning important brain pathway 2 predict kids likely to develop dyslexia 4 better early intervention: http://bbc.in/169oYzE  #neuroscience

 

Nicol Sara ‏@SaraSnicolau 14 Aug

__Diffusion Tensor Image of Brain fiber tracts  #IOD http://bit.ly/1cHxBqm  pic.twitter.com/ZqLqYPVMBV @TheScientistLLC

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Aug

New drug discovery inspirations from unique individuals with amazing genes / biological characteristics: http://onforb.es/13jUz3M  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 14 Aug

People eat less from a plate of food when it’s labelled “double-sized” rather than “regular” http://bit.ly/16x5u7d  #neuroformed #psychology

 

Faun Kime ‏@FaunKime 13 Aug

Great infographic on how important bees are to our food supply. #savethebees http://ow.ly/nTtct

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Aug

Very #sexhospital-esque article suggesting multiplicity of ways in which #orgasm is good for brains: http://bit.ly/16IKZnZ

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Aug

Had no idea 3D printers could be used 2build living body parts – here’s some ears – amazing! http://bit.ly/1brXGqo  #neuroformed #technology

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Aug

I’d like my sensory brain implant to give me UV vision to see what bees & turtles can see: http://bit.ly/19dv4QX  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 13 Aug

Surge of #brain activity when heart stops beating thought to generate near-death experiences: http://bbc.in/165KjtY  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Aug

Experimental robotic device guided to location of blood clot by CT scan & sucks it out to get blood flowing: http://bit.ly/13ePx8A  #stroke

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Aug

Flexible hubs proposed as key 2how humans adapt so adeptly 2changing circumstances: http://bit.ly/16KBM0p  #brain #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Aug

Genetic analysis reveals large degree of overlap between major mental illnesses: http://bit.ly/13RIwJj  #neuroscience #genetics #psychiatry

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Aug

I mentioned earlier this week that SciFi imaginings=much closer 2 becoming reality than you might think: http://fxn.ws/13UamAZ  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Aug

Your #brain’s marvellous ability to effortlessly autocorrect without you even realising: http://bit.ly/197Bl0v  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Aug

Remember the nun study? 678 nun’s tested over several decades, brains examined after death, to understand Alz better: http://bit.ly/14cUhW9

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Aug

@alessarampolla Hey Alessa, We’re going out in the UK on Monday at 10pm!! Fingers crossed it goes down well. Besos y abrazos. Cuida te, Jxx

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Business booming in #BrainTraining market (hit $1Bn last year) as consumers not bothered re: lack of strong evidence: http://econ.st/16xPGRA

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Aug

Genius image, check this out!! RT @PopSci: Infographic! What Pangaea would look like with modern political boundaries http://pops.ci/19Q3yM0

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Aug

Fantastic short film demonstrates how mind-bogglingy tightly-packed neurons of the retina are: http://bit.ly/1cvTZD9  #neuroscience #brain

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Aug

I suspect IBM’s cognitive computers (functioning more like brains than normal computers) will turn SciFi in2 reality: http://onforb.es/1ceyMON

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Aug

Emotiv raise half a million US dollars on kickstarter to revamp their EEG brain scan headset technology: http://bit.ly/16C0Iar  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Aug

2cups of cocoa/day improves blood delivery throughout brain: http://cbsn.ws/14l1SpM  Other tips for delaying dementia: http://bit.ly/15bestT

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Aug

@ballantine70 ah, I see, so it’s a matter of approaching journalists rather than titles they publish in..intros would be gratefully received

 

The Atlantic ‏@TheAtlantic 7 Aug

Why sleep deprivation makes people want to eat fat http://theatln.tc/175DRSs

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Psychiatry Update ‏@PsychUpdate 7 Aug

Psychiatrist’s respond to Wll Self’s “Drug Pushers” piece in The Guardian http://gu.com/p/3hptx/tw   @guardian

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 7 Aug

@HEBF1 hi, thanks for the re-tweet! I’m not ignoring your email. Just flew in after a week away. Will reply by the end of the week…

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 31 Jul

July blog just posted, all about what we can do to Hang Onto Our Marbles: http://bit.ly/15bestT  #neuroformed ..gone surfing, back in a week

 

Matt Ballantine ‏@ballantine70 31 Jul

@timanderson @ABridgwater @mbrit problem with micro moments = mental switching costs http://www.apa.org/research/action/multitask.aspx … (cc @DrJackLewis)

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Psychotherapy Herts ‏@TherapyHerts 30 Jul

I applaud @bbcthree for their realistic and empathetic portrayal of extreme OCD #extremeOCDcamp

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Jul

I’m really enjoying learning about all the different flavours of OCD on #extremeOCDcamp – fascinating programme – amazingly brave people

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Jul

Why did human monogamy evolve? To stop offspring being murdered by rival males, it seems: http://bit.ly/1bFtM5z  #neuroformed #parenting

 

Neuromarketing ‏@neuromarketing 30 Jul

Neuromarketing for Dummies via Neuromarketing – Book Review: Neuromarketing For Dummies by Stephen … http://tinyurl.com/oj5b3bv

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Jul

How insights from #neuroeconomics can inform strategies that help you manage your money better: http://bit.ly/12yZXj0  #neuroformed #brain

 

Danielle DeSouza ‏@NeuroNerd13 30 Jul

Brilliant =) Bacteria- the only culture some people have… via @I_love_science_ pic.twitter.com/G0PYszU5B8

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 30 Jul

According to New York Times review re: recent neuro books… Touching a Nerve 1 – 0 Brainwashed: http://nyti.ms/162Z9QF  #neuroformed #brain

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 29 Jul

“Astrocytes..help2limit..spread of damage after..#stroke & may also help2regenerate & repair damaged #brain cells.” http://bit.ly/18Mgnrh

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 29 Jul

Lifestyle choices have a significant impact when it comes to delaying the onset of dementia: http://bit.ly/16sTDqd  #neuroformed #brain

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 29 Jul

Cause of #migraine: more to do with layout of brain blood vessels than composition of brain chemicals? http://huff.to/16ewYQJ  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Jul

Neuroscience of Aggression & Sex, by one of the most prolific & enduring #neuroscience commentators: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=touching-a-nerve-exploring-the-implications-of-the-self-as-brain-part-1 … … #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Jul

Recent research indicates might be sensible 2 postpone cannabis until after adolescence has finished sculpting brain: http://www.science20.com/news_articles/marijuana_use_adolescence_may_cause_permanent_brain_abnormalities-117040 …

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 26 Jul

How to implant a false memory: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/jul/25/false-memory-implanted-mouse-brain … (in a mouse) #neuroscience #optogenetics #memory

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Jul

#EEG evidence suggests “sex addiction” is just lame excuse for not bothering to exert control over sexual behaviour: http://bit.ly/13B9ZhL

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Jul

#Dementia, #Stroke & #MentalHealth estimated to cost UK £113 billion per year – imagine the global financial burden! http://bit.ly/144UL7K

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Jul

Surely this is a wind up? Research linking human & fish gestures by scientist called Bass in an article by McGill 😉 http://bit.ly/13drXDA

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 25 Jul

Art exhibition focusing on brains at Manchester’s museum of science & industry features some thought-provoking stuff: http://bbc.in/13Gflbu

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Jul

First there was the homunculus, now we have… the mouseunculus and moleunculus: http://bit.ly/17DbJae  #neuroscience #brain

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Dr. Larry McCleary ‏@DrLarryMcCleary 10 Jul

Increased Risk of Heart Disease Linked to Decreased Brain Function   http://psych.ly/13VM8HM  via @psychcentral #heartdisease #brain

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Jul

Never come across the Einstein Aging Study? Have a look at this for clues about keeping dementia at bay: http://bit.ly/17DbJae  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Jul

There may be something in the concept of “beauty sleep” after all: http://bit.ly/13C3POn  #neuroformed

 

Inside The Brain ‏@The_Brain_Blog 24 Jul

Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Child’s #Brain? http://ow.ly/ngyI1

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Jul

Blank cigarette packets make smoking seem less appealing than packets with branding: http://bit.ly/17D74oT  #neuroformed #psychology

 

Dr. SunWolf ‏@TheSocialBrain 24 Jul

{Our brain’s memory is a slippery thing.} Even recalling an event alters it. How memory really works in the brain: http://alturl.com/do9ma

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 24 Jul

We ID faces as friend or foe in fifth of a sec, but are you a nose-looker or a between-the-eyes-looker?: http://bit.ly/13cNIU5  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Jul

Crazy how good these computer chips inspired by how the #brain works (neuromorphic chips) are becoming: http://bit.ly/14CXbJF  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Jul

Ability to learn new words related 2 thickness of white matter between Broca’s&Wernicke’s #brain areas: http://bit.ly/15cZYXT  #neuroscience

 

Brainworks Rehab ‏@BrainworksRehab 23 Jul

New Hypothesis Explains Why We #Sleep via @SciAm http://ow.ly/nbV7w

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 23 Jul

Gotta admire Ruby Wax’s approach 2 dealing w/ #depression e.g. studying mindfulness-based cognitive therapy at Oxford http://bit.ly/18w8GSe

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Jul

Great article on impact of working memory training on #brain connectivity and function: http://bit.ly/15Zf2cy  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Mo Costandi ‏@mocost 21 Jul

Weight Loss Improves Memory and Alters Brain Activity in Overweight Women http://bit.ly/14Gtg1l  via @razibkhan @whsource

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Professor Bob ‏@psychoBOBlogy 21 Jul

Everything you know about the brain is wrong | Salon http://www.salon.com/2013/07/21/everything_you_know_about_the_brain_is_wrong/?source=newsletter …

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Brain ‏@BrainCosmos 22 Jul

To create a robot with common sense, mimic a toddler http://bit.ly/12XSjNx

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Aidan Horner ‏@aidanhorner 22 Jul

Must watch! RT @tom_hartley John O’Keefe’s talk on how the brain represents the space we live in: http://royalsociety.tv/rsPlayer.aspx?presentationid=1121 … …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Jul

Regular social contact, sustained attention, precisely timed movements, group coordination..hand-bell brain training! http://bit.ly/13v4gtO

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Jul

Can’t get enough of these tales of workplace +’ve discrimination for people with autism spectrum disorder: http://thebea.st/17tGMW7  #ASD

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 22 Jul

Revolt against the constant, flagrant, un-restrained use of smartphones in public – and what’s the 1st thing I do..?! pic.twitter.com/vFqAOv9NTi

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Leonor Agan ‏@LeonorAgan 21 Jul

RT @carlsenior1: The psychology of workout music http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2575739 …

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BPSOfficial ‏@BPSOfficial 21 Jul

Working in hot weather affects employees’ attention span and reduces cognitive functions http://ow.ly/n7usT

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Jul

Impact of law changes on psychiatric admissions for #cannabis psychosis: http://bit.ly/13mPWUb  courtesy of @soozaphone #neuroscience #drugs

 

neurobollocks ‏@neurobollocks 19 Jul

WOW that’s fast! Wait, what?!

“The brain can process information at up to 120 meters per second”

http://cogstate.com/our-company/about/ …

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Nicol Sara ‏@SaraSnicolau 19 Jul

__Why you think your phone is vibrating when it is not

http://wp.me/ptsTD-742  vía @wordpressdotcom

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Jul

Talking about yourself feels good (even better if someone’s listening) ‘cos it stimulates reward system: http://bit.ly/18lk1Im  #neuroformed

 

Derren Brown ‏@DerrenBrown 19 Jul

Would also recommend: Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking – by Susan Cain…

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Jul

10MHz of UltraSound applied to the brain for 30s can induce feelings of elevated mood: http://bit.ly/15MJuEz  #neuroscience #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 19 Jul

Love that “mens amplio” brain installation for burning man only shoots flames if controller gets in2meditative state: http://bit.ly/112z3NI

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Jul

Improve #brain health with green tea, a toothbrush, cholesterol & nature docs: http://huff.to/15p6Jop  #neuroformed #neuroscience #psychology

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Jul

“The human #brain just isn’t very well designed to monitor for an event that very rarely happens” http://ti.me/1dGKf58  #neuroformed

 

New Scientist ‏@newscientist 18 Jul

Viva Las Vagus: Meditate your way to better health thanks to your vagus nerve http://ow.ly/n5KvM  (PREVIEW)

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 18 Jul

#brain benefits of being bilingual & efforts to harness them in schools: ttp://t.co/a5L4eNIJBQ #neuroformed #neuroscience #psychology

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Jul

Improving Deep Brain Stimulation by combining it with Brain Computer Interface: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/161411-real-time-adaptive-brain-control-combining-a-bci-with-dbs-to-treat-parkinsons … #neuroformed #neuroscience #DBS #BCI

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Jul

What a lovely email: “Hi! Just want to say you that you are awesome and keep doing what you do because you are the best. Have a nice day :)”

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Jul

Computer bods rigged their table football 2automatically keep score, update 2leaderboard &predict score of any match! pic.twitter.com/OoHVXYaj8U

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Jul

What it’s going to take to solve the brain (much more than just money): http://www.nature.com/news/neuroscience-solving-the-brain-1.13382 …

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Jul

@sciencebase … no doubt. Yet there’s no harm reminding people to drink more water in this heat. That was the sole aim of that last tweet..

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 17 Jul

Quick reminder of someting you already knew..your brain works better when it is properly hydrated – drink more water: http://dailym.ai/17kwRSw

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Jul

“#pain is an opinion on the organism’s state of health rather than a mere reflexive response to injury” VS Ramachandran

 

Uta Frith ‏@utafrith 16 Jul

Read @mocost’s coverage of the BNA Neuroscience Festival on the @wellcometrust’s Think blog http://bit.ly/1aL77Eo

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Jul

Tough day at the office… pic.twitter.com/s3kezYKv8y

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Jul

@m_wall I’m looking forward to using neural dust to order a pizza just by thinking “calzone” 😉

 

Eric Zimmer ‏@etzimmer 12 Jul

““Never give up hope,” Using a #bci to control a robotic arm http://buff.ly/15ooTpX

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Jul

Step aside optogenetics,here comes NEURAL DUST “sprinkle electronic sensors size of dust particles into cortex”: http://bit.ly/18kGl4G  #BCI

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Jul

#EEG measuring beta & theta waves in #brain’s electrical activity approved in USA for use as #ADHD diagnostic tool: http://nyti.ms/13fOBhL

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 16 Jul

Glad 2 read my favourite Harvard neurologist is doing clinical trials on many different approaches 2 #braintraining : http://b.globe.com/17dReAI

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Jul

Interesting Q&A with Moran Cerf – computer hacker turned neuroscientist after chance conversation with Francis Crick: http://smrt.io/16DyJDB

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Jul

Having scanned convict brains 2identify low activity in brain area linked2 empathy Kiehl’s MRI lorry is up for grabs: http://lat.ms/12DcYl4

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 15 Jul

I usually hate “tips4keeping UR brain fit”-but these were written by a Harvard prof of neurology;so they’re accurate: http://b.globe.com/136cJmN

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Jul

If you make it to your 90’s you’ll enjoy better mental abilities than previous generations: http://huff.to/13QgyPa  #neuroformed #ageing

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Jul

“Though our brother is upon the rack..by imagination we place ourselves in his situation..” Adam Smith 1759 via book: Connected #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 12 Jul

Author of Brainwashed rips into #neuromarketing, giving it a good and thoroughly well deserved spanking: http://smrt.io/14Nkmi8  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Jul

“Nostalgia increases empathy-based charitable intentions and behaviours”: http://bit.ly/13L39Yp  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Jul

Could having a sweet tooth be predictive of having difficulties resisting temptation to drink too much? http://bit.ly/12GgADV  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 11 Jul

Brain benefits of reducing vices… “Healthy behaviours in mid-life may prevent cognitive decline into early old age” http://bit.ly/1acJaSN

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Jul

Ability to learn predicted on basis of “resting connectivity” between brain areas involved in performing that skill: http://bit.ly/1aZCzOu

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Jul

Acquired savants & one neuroscientist’s attempts 2get people thinking outside the box by zapping brains: http://bit.ly/10LFEvy  #neuroformed

 

Fiona Williams ‏@fionacoach 10 Jul

Tonight on the BBC: The Truth about Personality >> @profelainefox: Can science explain #optimism & #pessimism? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23229014 …

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Neurology Today ‏@NeurologyToday 10 Jul

To slow #cognitive decline, keep your #brain active: http://bit.ly/10MIbFW . Study: http://bit.ly/14tylcx  #neurology http://fb.me/2f9uh0IpS

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Ward Plunet ‏@WardPlunet 10 Jul

Link between low vitamin D blood levels and heart disease varies by race http://bit.ly/1dfYv4D

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Jul

I know it’s not a competition but I genuinely just heard one of the kids say: “yeah man – the guy with the brain was the best” #STEM

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 10 Jul

Career speed dating to get young people into Science Technology Engineering and Maths careers… #STEM pic.twitter.com/DplYhxF7Si

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Jul

Pitch-side EEG test for concussion being developed to give American Football players immediate feedback: http://bit.ly/12AKuJz  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Jul

Singing in a choir synchronises breathing which in turn synchronises heart beat – ain’t that sweet? http://bit.ly/18KuMD9  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 9 Jul

Regular sleeping patterns are very good for body/brain and particularly important in young children: http://bbc.in/170C3L8  #neuroformed

 

Summer Science ‏@summerscience 8 Jul

We have a winner! Cell Invaders is the favourite science game from the exhibition! Congratulations @sugarcomplexity http://ow.ly/mKvYu

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Jul

Facial analysis software that discerns emotional expression may find applications in tailoring learning: http://bit.ly/1cwgDGU  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 8 Jul

Brain area involved in spotting ideas likely2catch collective imagination&go viral is vital for empathy: http://onforb.es/14z9Oms  #neuroformed

 

Sandeep Gautam ‏@sandygautam 7 Jul

IQ tests hurt kids, schools — and don’t measure intelligence | @scoopit http://sco.lt/5TaJ8r

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Jul

@sciencebase it does, all you have to do now is regularly speak a second language and dance 2-3 times per week (I’m not joking) 😉

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Jul

@sciencebase anyone who loses their childlike wonder and starts pulling out set pieces of behaviour over and over build no cognitive reserve

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Jul

Could deficiency in good gut bacteria contribute2 autism spectrum disorder? http://bit.ly/1cWytDd  #Prevotella #Coprococcus #Veillonellaceae

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Jul

@sciencebase Never grow up, hold onto child-like approach –> follow curiosity into new experiences which challenge/protect your brain…

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Jul

If this blog wasn’t written by a Prof I’d never have darkened your twitter feed with it “This is your Brain on Kale”: http://huff.to/1cMbQRN

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 5 Jul

Tracking changes to human DNA throughout gestation explains why taking folic acid during pregnancy is so important: http://bit.ly/18ALaWQ

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Jul

@BevSamson Whatever brain we’ve inherited it can’t hurt2keep physically/mentally active2slightly delay whats inevitable if we lived forever!

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Jul

@sciencebase no such thing as “cut off”..would imagine constantly challenging one’s brain throughout 50’s will build some cognitive reserve

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Jul

Incredible!! Man hears people speak before their lips move “Badly dubbed movie” effect in everyday life: http://bit.ly/18yAKXG  #neuroformed

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Jul

“The #brain that we have in old #age depends in part on what we habitually ask it 2 do in life” http://bbc.in/14rH92C  #neuroformed #marbles

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 4 Jul

RIP jon driver – an inspiration to me and many neuroscientists who follow in his wake.. #neuroscience #brain #archway pic.twitter.com/EBpiLS6Ilq

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Michael Bloomfield ‏@docbloomfield 3 Jul

@DrJackLewis maybe – although studies in ex cannabis users suggesting normal dopamine makes this unlikely we think.

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Fatima M Felisberti ‏@ffelisberti 3 Jul

Contralateral smile and laughter, but no Mirth, induced by electrical stimulation of the cingulate cortex. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1528-1167.2006.00442.x/full …

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Neurobonkers ‏@neurobonkers 3 Jul

Banning khat makes as much sense as banning cats. @ProfDavidNutt’s satirical take on latest rejection of ACMD advice: http://www.drugscience.org.uk/blog/2013/07/03/more-one-way-skin-cat/ …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 3 Jul

Emotional & economic calculations..more closely related than brain scientists..realized: http://bit.ly/12EwbH7  #neuroformed #neuroeconomics

 

Kia Nobre ‏@KiaNobre 2 Jul

Enjoyed Dienes’ Perspectives Psych Sci paper on Bayesian x orthodox stats – erudite, informative & even enjoyable: http://pps.sagepub.com/content/6/3/274.abstract …

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Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Jul

How do brains switch off pain when you hurt yourself badly in a dangerous environment?: http://bit.ly/13hgmcs  #brain #pain #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Jul

Lunch break listening? BBC World Service DISCOVERY episode entitled “Build me a #brain”: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p01b67xt/Discovery_Build_Me_a_Brain/ …  #neuroformed #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 2 Jul

Or maybe people with low dopamine in striatum find themselves motivated to seek out cannabis in teens?  http://bit.ly/19O5rWO  #neuroscience

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Jul

An informal chat with Oxford Uni’s Prof Irene Tracey about basic role of brainstem in modulating #pain sensation: http://bit.ly/13hgmcs

 

Jack Lewis ‏@DrJackLewis 1 Jul

UK needs to put more money into researching #brain tumours; success rates currently lagging way behind other cancers: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23085835 …

 

.     Summer Science ‏‪@summerscience 30 Jun 

All the events at the exhibition here ‪http://ow.ly/mvpC4   includes scientific discussions, live experiments, comedy + family activities
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.    Summer Science ‏‪@summerscience 1 Jul 

Our first day! We’re open just for school trips during the day but we’ve got ‪#twilightscience for the adults tonight ‪http://ow.ly/mxaLR 
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.     David Rodigan ‏‪@DavidRodigan 1 Jul 

Today is International Reggae Day 1st July ‪@JamaicaObserver  ‪#Jamaica
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 1 Jul 

The good, bad and ugly aspects of ‪#neuroscience in the 21st century: ‪http://bit.ly/12yemVT   ‪#neuroformed (yes, I know, I’m at it too..)

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.    Oxford Neuroscience ‏‪@OxNeuro 1 Jul 

Age of language learning shapes brain structure: A cortical thickness study of bilingual and monolingual individuals ‪http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0093934X13001120 …
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.    Media Guardian ‏‪@mediaguardian 30 Jun 

TV commissioning is just a bad joke ‪http://gu.com/p/3hvdx 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jun 

Glastonbury theme part 1: RT ‪@VICEUK: The science behind what you see when you’re tripping on hallucinogenics: ‪http://bit.ly/13bMv5f 

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.    Richard Wiseman ‏‪@RichardWiseman 28 Jun 

Ok, this is getting ridiculous. My new YouTube video has had 6.5 million views in 3 days ‪http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXfIRHoJu-o …
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jun 

This NHS blog is brilliant – it suggests taking reports that chips are as addictive as heroin – with a pinch of salt: ‪http://bit.ly/18iKXYe 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jun 

Glymphatics; a lymphatic-like disposal system controlled by glial cells – elegant solution for dumping brain waste: ‪http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627142402.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Latest+Science+News%29 …

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jun 

Fascinating new perspective on Alz’s – may simply be matter of inefficiencies in waste removal system: ‪http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627142402.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Latest+Science+News%29 … ‪#neuroformed

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.    Dr Richard Roche ‏‪@RRocheNeuro 28 Jun 

It’s the last day for early bird registration & abstract submission for Neuroscience Ireland’s 2013 conference – ‪http://neuroscienceireland.com/nsi-conference/2013conference/ …
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jun 

Live in the SE? If U have a cardiac arrest -once paramedics resuscitate U, they may well chill UR brain: ‪http://bbc.in/1ctThlk  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Mike Larsen ‏‪@Marleybonez 28 Jun 

Woman’s ‘Foot Orgasm’ Is First Known Case  ‪#Science ‪http://www.livescience.com/37828-foot-orgasm-syndrome-report.html …
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Jun 

Beautiful cartoon summarising history of the ongoing voyage that is makind’s efforts to map the brain: ‪http://bit.ly/10W70zL  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Jun 

More evidence supporting hypothesis (NB NOT proof) that brain training games improve memory in old folks ‪http://dailym.ai/11MZGU1  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Lorenzo Pia ‏‪@lorenzopia 27 Jun 

Irrelevance renders visual information invisible (even if we have resources for processing)

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Jun 

Your daily experiences: reverberating through your brain and visible to brain scans even 24 hours later: ‪http://bit.ly/17EqcXx  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Jun 

I’ve spoken up 4 the DailyMail science desk in the past saying they’ve improved in recent years…I take it all back: ‪http://dailym.ai/14ssVgk 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Jun 

Power of expectation – touch expectation sufficient4illusion that rubber hand is yours: ‪http://bit.ly/1adUwYY  ‪#neuroformed from ‪@SimonMakin

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Jun 

Why do humans idolise celebrities?Another brain system that served us well in past,now being misdirected: RT ‪@garwboy ‪http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23046602 …

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Jun 

Larger the social group, bigger the brain (proportional to body size, I suspect): ‪http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23045905 … ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Jun 

RAOK:nice man @ Ethiopian coffee stall in courtyard of St John’s by Waterloo Bridge surprised me w free iced coffee=mutual NucAcc burst 🙂

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Jun 

Using VR environments to assist CBT approaches to helping those with social anxiety develop better coping strategies: ‪http://bit.ly/178DcRF 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Jun 

I’ve definitely met a few people in my time who were short-changed on left anterior insula grey matter: ‪http://yhoo.it/19lsg7s  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Mo Costandi ‏‪@mocost 25 Jun 

Art installation turns east London house into one big 3D illusion ‪http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23041236 …
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.    Cambridge Psychiatry ‏‪@psychiatry_ucam 25 Jun 

Mindfulness can increase wellbeing and reduce stress in schools; Felicia Huppert comments ‪http://www.healthcanal.com/index.php?news=40100 … ‪#psychology ‪#mentalhealth
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Jun 

Like the concept of brain training? Why not try speed chess?: ‪http://bit.ly/15A3tFb  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

Prosthetic device wired into hippocampus (converting short –> long term memories) tested in humans: ‪http://huff.to/11yoiTI    ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

‪@DemTigerpaw I’m anti-Greenfield paranoia-I believe that tech is neither good or bad for brains. How intensely it’s used is another matter..

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.     The Atlantic ‏‪@TheAtlantic 24 Jun 

Looking for creativity? Try caffeine. ‪http://theatln.tc/18aGAhW 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

‪@ballantine70 4clarity: I’m no digi-luddite -everything in moderation -tech only poses threat 2brain if it displaces vital mental activities

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

‪@DemTigerpaw Lol – same thought occurred to me. Not everything I post do I agree with entirely..just putting it out there to catalyse debate

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.     Nick Wan ‏‪@nickwan 24 Jun 

‪@AliceProverbio ‪@DrJackLewis whoa. The seizure/orgasm descriptions are awesome. Scary and wild.
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

‪@ballantine70 my view=books enhances concentration, attention span, info retention.. smartphones don’t: so overuse should be avoided in kids

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.     Daniel Maier ‏‪@danielmaier 24 Jun 

Have your nut briefly done in by this: RT ‪@lIIusions: Your eyes will color this black & white photo. ‪http://psychoIogy.com/illusionGIF 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

Digital dementia: “Over-use of smartphones & game devices hampers balanced development of brain” Byun Gi-won, Seoul: ‪http://bit.ly/18a7arw 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

Nice little synopsis of the many different approaches to brain surgery throughout the ages: ‪http://bit.ly/14kAHch  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

‪@DVDwizz probably not I’m afraid.. it augments intact hippocampus.. can’t replace the memory circuits usually removed in such a procedure

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jun 

Epileptic seizures focused on anterior insula (most probable site) can result in feelings of bliss/connectedness: ‪http://bit.ly/11VskRD 

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.     BPS Research Digest ‏‪@ResearchDigest 24 Jun 

UK TV alert – BBC Three 9pm “Don’t Call Me Crazy” features patients at the McGuinness adolescent mental health Unit ‪http://ow.ly/mjDea 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jun 

Feeding probiotics to boost ‘good’ gut bacteria seems to impact upon emotion centres of human brain (not just rats): ‪http://huff.to/17Va1Er 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jun 

‪@matthewherper Given that you just posted that on Twitter… am I right to assume that’s a rhetorical question…?

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.    Sanjay Srivastava ‏‪@hardsci 21 Jun 

The mind IS the brain. Just like math is calculators.
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.    The Atlantic ‏‪@TheAtlantic 21 Jun 

The perils of distracted parenting: Why you should talk to your baby instead of texting your friends ‪http://theatln.tc/13D6N4j 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jun 

I still love this article about the impact of gut bacteria on mood, stress response and pain perception: ‪http://bit.ly/PLGBjN  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jun 

‪@GrahamCLDavey … presumably it would follow that “wife-material” would have a strong jaw line, deeper voice and strong arms?

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jun 

”Rationality by itself would be overwhelmed & directionless were info not emotionally tagged for significance” Coates et al (2010) PhilTrans

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jun 

Oooh I do love an ultrahigh resolution 3D brain constructed via painstaking process of thinly slicing a human brain: ‪http://bit.ly/14Mq58z 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 Jun 

Pentagon gets serious about better understanding traumatic brain injury by setting up a brain bank: ‪http://bit.ly/11Q534o  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Scott Brenman ‏‪@Brenman_Scott 20 Jun 

New Blog-Post: “Do we need space from the Facebook soap opera?”,partly inspired by a talk last week from ‪@DrJackLewis ‪http://wp.me/p3CZjo-1a 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 Jun 

What’s personality got to do with the putative link between madness and creative genius? ‪http://bit.ly/yIkxhf  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Guardian Science ‏‪@guardianscience 20 Jun 

Walter Murch: searching for the sound of the God particle ‪http://gu.com/p/3gm8g/tf 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 Jun 

If we do go cyborg 1 day I’ll bet we’re plugged into our computerised prosthetics using carbon nanotubes like these: ‪http://bit.ly/1bY2C4F 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 Jun 

Happy?Sad?Angry?Disgusted?Contraversial study identifies specific emotions via fMRI activation patterns: ‪http://nbcnews.to/12bUA2e  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Jun 

”..learn something there’s a physical change in brain..[what]..gets changed is distribution of synaptic connections”: ‪http://bit.ly/1037ovs 

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.    Justin Kiggins ‏‪@neuromusic 19 Jun 

”Retrogenese – A Stop Motion Tale of Alzheimer’s Disease” ‪http://j.mp/17WyNnD 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Jun 

That’s a relief – it turns out fMRI gives a pretty good picture of anatomical and functional connectivity after all: ‪http://bit.ly/10xTe83 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Jun 

Would you go bionic? And if you would, should you? ‪http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jun/16/observer-editorial-biotechnology-ethics … ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Jun 

Good at doing accents /impressions of famous people? New fMRI study illustrates how your brain does it: ‪http://bit.ly/17Wc9vB  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Jun 

Eye tracking captures eye movement patterns –> tell-tale signs about an individual’s model of world: ‪http://bit.ly/12GyHOL   ‪#neuroformed

 

.    The Mental Elf ‏‪@Mental_Elf 18 Jun 

Is Big Pharma medicalising normal human behaviour, to sell more drugs and maximise their profits? ‪http://thementalelf.net/?p=5720  ‪#DSM5
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Jun 

Beautifully written&thorough account of what we know about neuroscience of re-writing memories (so far): ‪http://bit.ly/1ajZFxb  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Jun 

Air pollution/autism link. Would pregnant city-dwellers be well advised to stay away from exhaust pipes? ‪http://bloom.bg/18UeR5W  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Roger Highfield ‏‪@RogerHighfield 17 Jun 

How to be a batman/batwoman/batboy/batgirl etc ‪http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23709-echolocating-app-will-let-you-map-a-room-with-sound.html#.Ub9oQRbU70c …
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Jun 

@nawabbas That’s very nice of you to say. But there are an awful lot of great neuroscientists out there. All I do is spread the word!

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.    Abbas Ahmad ‏‪@MrAbbasAhmad 16 Jun 

‪@DrJackLewis The best neuroscientist ever :)
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Jun 

Obesity related memory impairment reversed by dieting;brain changes commensurate with improved encoding: ‪http://bit.ly/14Gtg1l  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Jun 

Investigating the impact of environmental noise on brain activity during sleep: ‪http://bit.ly/19JqwnM  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Aneka Hindocha ‏‪@AnekaH 13 Jun 

Thank you for a great talk today ‪@DrJackLewis really enjoyed it!
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.    Scott Brenman ‏‪@Brenman_Scott 14 Jun 

‪@DrJackLewis Thanks for the great talk y-day! Any chance you could send me the source for the study on heavy media consumption/distraction?
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

Research conducted@ DukeUni in US indicates that intense video gaming can improve visual working memory: ‪http://bit.ly/11EQu3w  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

‪@Brenman_Scott Here’s that reference you were after.. Ophir et al 2009 PNAS:

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

‪@Brenman_Scott what happens to you all the time?

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

‪@Brenman_Scott follow me and I’ll send you the reference, thanks for the positive feedback

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

‪@Brenman_Scott sure..no problem..let me dig it out..glad2C someone was paying attention!Very rewarding..I routinely set expectations low 😉

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

Good2c neuroscience starting 2take personality into account rather than assuming all brains process rewards same way: ‪http://huff.to/18DKUqO 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

In decade or so trial&error approach2treating depression may be supplanted by brain scan-informed choice ‪http://n.pr/10fDAhp  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

Although, to be fair, we never used the neural networks in our petri dishes to control robots: ‪http://bbc.in/13IPoFG   ‪#cyborgsarecomingsoon

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

This article makes it sound like building neural networks in vitro is new – I was doing that in 1999: ‪http://bbc.in/13IPoFG  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jun 

‪@chiarapelizzari She would say that wouldn’t she! Unisex take out: impact of any gift is increased when it’s given at unexpected time/place

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 Jun 

Anyone played Lumosity on iPhone or Brain Trainer / Mind Games on Android? ‪http://nyti.ms/195f571  …good, bad, ugly? ‪#timetogetanewsmartphone

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 Jun 

‪@AnekaH I’m glad the technical hiccup didn’t ruin the overall effect. Thanks for the positive feedback. Glad you liked it!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 Jun 

NHS says don’t stop playing football – specifically, heading footballs – on account of one piddling little study: ‪http://bit.ly/11vVzdB 

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.    Neuroscience nw ‏‪@Neurosciencenw 13 Jun 

Neuroscience in Marketing – Delving Into the Consumer’s Brain – Brain Blogger (blog) ‪http://dlvr.it/3WDNJl 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 Jun 

Investigating the impact of socioeconomic status on brain development from childhood through 2adulthood: ‪http://bit.ly/1bzjz53  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Jun 

Nice little article in the LA Times giving some insight into what it feels like to use a brain computer interface: ‪http://lat.ms/172m5UN 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Jun 

Mind-blowingly interesting start to Imperial’s ‪#pday symposium about effects of psychadelic drugs on ‪#brain Thanks ‪@profdavidnutt for invite

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Jun 

On the impact of allowing technology to constantly interrupt your thinking: ‪http://nyti.ms/15akv20   ‪#neuroformed

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.    PZ Myers ‏‪@pzmyers 11 Jun 

Jonah Lehrer: he’s baaaaack: Lehrer has landed a new book deal. This has sparked justifiable disgust: Maria Ko… ‪http://bit.ly/18suxgD 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Jun 

Lovely idea: singing groups4people w/ dementia; motivating social re-connection, recall of “forgotten” tunes’ lyrics: ‪http://bbc.in/1brIEiy 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Jun 

Everything in moderation. Including headers: ‪http://bit.ly/16Yxc13  So next time a ball’s crossed in from the wing-let someone else head it!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jun 

‪@NelioAFC hope you enjoyed .. great audience.. a room full of business people can struggle to focus for a solid hour.. you lot were diamonds

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jun 

‪@DanielfBritt sorry mate,wasn’t checking Twitter feed whilst I was speaking..wish I had been cos it would have been funny2give U a shout out

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jun 

‪@RickVoropayev thank you – glad you enjoyed it!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jun 

Another day another talk. I do particularly enjoy school ones..shaping beliefs about brains sooner rather than later ‪pic.twitter.com/5NqC0qt2FB

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jun 

Is it breast milk itself that promotes white matter growth? ‪http://bit.ly/13sGqw7  Or is it being pressed comfortingly against mum’s bosom?

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.    Ebony ‏‪@ebonical 10 Jun 

Completely distracted by pulsing magnifying glass in Skype’s latest version search box. I cannot stop staring at it. SKYYYYPE!
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.    Derren Brown ‏‪@DerrenBrown 10 Jun 

Interesting… RT ‪@philosophybites: Is cloud computing a trap? ‪http://m.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/sep/29/cloud.computing.richard.stallman?CMP=twt_gu … ‪@guardiantech

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.    myprefrontalcortex ‏‪@myprefrontal 10 Jun 

good luck Mr. Snowden, good luck… ‪http://goo.gl/aMZhi  ‪#NSA ‪#CIA ‪#PRISM
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.    Michael Hogan ‏‪@michaelhogannui 10 Jun 

New from our lab: The interactive effects of physical fitness and acute aerobic exercise on coherence and cognition ‪http://buff.ly/11nWSeH 
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.    Jon Sutton ‏‪@jonmsutton 10 Jun 

50 dangerous things you should let your children do: Interesting comment on my ‪@dadprideblog post ‪http://ow.ly/lS0aE 
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.    Wired UK ‏‪@WiredUK 10 Jun 

Bayes’ theorem: its triumphs and discontents ‪http://bit.ly/1638HvP 
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.    Louis Rothschild ‏‪@LRothschildPhD 10 Jun 

No Learning Without Feeling ‪http://nyti.ms/11MVrpW 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jun 

The intense pleasure we take from music seems to be closely related to anticipating what’s coming next: ‪http://nyti.ms/127pE9a  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Jun 

RIP Iain (M) Banks – I’ve read almost all his books and loved every 1. What a legendary mind. Player of Games was one my all time favourites

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Jun 

Gleick just “honoured the craziness” of Charles Babbage’s 19th C idea that if machines could make clothes/pins they should do arithmetic too

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.    Roger Highfield ‏‪@RogerHighfield 9 Jun 

Wearing my Information Overload shirt in honour of ‪@JamesGleick (eat your heart out ‪@jimalkhalili!) ‪http://yfrog.com/mo36ojoj 
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.    Exergasia ‏‪@Exergasia 9 Jun 

‪@DrJackLewis ‪http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/7360/20130606/breastfeeding-babies-linked-superior-cognitive-development.htm … for a better link. Thanks for yesterday’s ‪#cheltscifest talk.
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.     Simon P ‏‪@simon_p_herts 9 Jun 

Great lecture, Life of the Brain by Jack Lewis at great setting, Parabola Arts Centre. ‪#DrJackLewis ‪#CheltSciFest ‪pic.twitter.com/C37VRXfe9T
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.    Andrea Sella ‏‪@SellaTheChemist 8 Jun 

‪#scienceburlesque Ashley Kent dissolves like with like. Condom. Baby oil. Don’t try this at home folks.
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.    Jamie Gallagher ‏‪@JamieBGall 9 Jun 

As Sunday dawns a dozen or so scientists rise and ask themselves “did that really happen” ‪#scienceburlesque ‪#cheltscifest
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.    CABI ‏‪@CABI_UCL 8 Jun 

Whirlwind tour of the brain with ‪@DrJackLewis – fascinating! ‪#CheltSciFest
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.    Cameron ‏‪@itsclloyd 8 Jun 

Necked my bottle of water by my bed as soon as I woke up this morning thanks to ‪@DrJackLewis – feeling hydrated ‪#BOP ‪#cscsf2013
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.    Lauren ‏‪@_LaurenOB96 8 Jun 

Okay so ‪@DrJackLewis is the coolest brain biologist i’ve ever seen
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from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Jun 

‪@CABI_UCL Glad you found it interesting.. Thanks for sdharing your kind words

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Jun 

Tech itself neither good or bad for brain but how it’s used is. Aleks only checks email 1/day. What of those who check every ping? ‪#webandus

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.    amy sanders ‏‪@amyplatypus 8 Jun 

‪#webandus how is the web affecting our sex lives? Is the Internet ‘for porn’ as they sang in Avenue Q?
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Jun 

‪#webandus kicking off in the pillar room at ‪#cheltscifest with great panel discussing our relationship with the web&its xetabytes of content

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.    Geoff Barton ‏‪@RealGeoffBarton 8 Jun 

Love the way one of our Science teachers corrects a Year 9 student’s understanding of both biology & spelling:  ‪http://twitpic.com/cvyqsr 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Jun 

If any of you happen to be at the Cheltenham Science Fest today I have 2 spare tickets for my “Life of Brain” talk at 6.30pm, 1st reply wins

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jun 

I’m on a train, headed west, en route to the Cheltenham Sci Fest.. feeling very privileged to have been invited to give a talk (Sat, 6.30pm)

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jun 

Even mushroom clouds can have silver lining – A-bomb enabled discovery that 700 new neurons born daily in hippocampus ‪http://bit.ly/1b9ZD8E 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jun 

‪@mocost mos def… Sat will herald the mid-way point in 5 talks in 10 days so week after next should have more time on my hands…

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jun 

White matter development in certain brain areas boosted 20-30% in newborns fed breast milk exclusively for 3 months: ‪http://bit.ly/14ETWMH 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jun 

Ultralow doses of cannabis may offer prophylactic protection against impact of traumatic brain injury: ‪http://fxn.ws/11nr4Yf  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Jun 

Why buy an iPhone case protecting from radiation? There’s no evidence 2 support myth that mobiles are bad for brains: ‪http://bit.ly/18ZO7jI 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Jun 

‪@stuartsmith ‪@renate ‪@Naked_Pheasant I concur! Great host. Interesting talks. Insightful debates that followed. I thoroughly enjoyed it all.

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Jun 

‪@renate ‪@stuartsmith likewise with the stories of pungent Norwegian delicacies inspiring a love of efficiency… what doesn’t kill us 😉

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Jun 

Neural scars of emotional and sexual abuse: ‪http://ti.me/11haB6M 

 

.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Jun 

Currently sipping tasty beverage that’s perking me up/protecting against ‪#diabetes, ‪#cancer & ‪#dementia: ‪http://nyti.ms/17qp8FK  ‪#neuroformed

 

.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Jun 

‪@ballantine70 Very happy to continue our discussion.. enjoyed it thoroughly.. when’s good for you? Thanks for taking the time to come along!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Jun 

‪@SamVanTilburgh The slide about how brains process written / spoken words had to be chopped to stay within time. Lets talk more…next week?

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.    Charlotte Martin ‏‪@charlmartin88 5 Jun 

Fascinating insights on the brain in the digital age from ‪@DrJackLewis at @edelside ‪#EdelEnt

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.    Matt Ballantine ‏‪@ballantine70 5 Jun 

According to ‪@drjacklewis we are training our brains to potentially become endlessly distrac… Erm what? ‪#edelent

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.    LaurenceEvans ‏‪@LaurenceEvans 5 Jun 

Unexpected gifts or rewards makes us very happy – friends please note 🙂 ‪@DrJackLewis ‪#EdelEnt

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Jun 

RIP Tom Sharpe. “Riotous Assembly” is still one of my favourite books of all time; shocking/entertaining me into a lifelong love of books…

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Jun 

”LSD:my problem child” by chemist who discovered it: ‪http://bit.ly/11E5ain  Hoping to read it before ‪@ProfDavidNutt‘s P-day debate next week

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.    Ed Yong ‏‪@edyong209 5 Jun 

Mind-controlled drone ‪http://www.nature.com/news/thinking-cap-steers-helicopter-1.13139 …

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Jun 

Everyone’s invited to my “Life of Brain” talk at Cheltenham Science Festival this Sat, 6.30pm (see p34 of programme: ‪http://bit.ly/1b3uR1l )

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.    Mo Costandi ‏‪@mocost 4 Jun 

Brain imaging may nab criminals ‪http://bit.ly/1aXF8fz  via ‪@DrJackLewis Or maybe not ‪http://gu.com/p/2jzeg/tw 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Jun 

I ran 6km last night for my future brain: ‪http://bbc.in/18RsrWZ  “environmental factors outweigh..impact of genetics in ageing of the brain”

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.    Nathan Berman ‏‪@NathanBerman 4 Jun 

Looking forward to the @edelside event tomorrow evening with ‪@DrJackLewis speaking… ‘Designing the Future of Entertainment’. ‪#MultiScreen

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.    Big Think ‏‪@bigthink 4 Jun 

Is big brother watching you? A spine chilling look at the tools that are used to track you: ‪http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/is-big-brother-watching-you … via ‪@neurobonkers

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Jun 

I [heart] prarie voles; epigenetic changes seem to induce their monogamous behaviour after mating: ‪http://huff.to/18L3DNO   ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Jun 

Here we go again… article on potential of fMRI to catch criminals… ‪http://bit.ly/1aXF8fz  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Jun 

Given barrage of Q’s following my multisensory integration talk at brainstorming session for Nespresso in Lausanne… I think they liked it

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.    SciAm MIND ‏‪@sciammind 4 Jun 

Smile: You Are About to Lose ‪http://bit.ly/17WdZgM 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Jun 

I’ve heard anecdotal reports of severe OCD people faking Parkinson’s to qualify for deep brain surgery, think again: ‪http://yhoo.it/15zWPkO 

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.    Anita Hall ‏‪@ani2tall 3 Jun 

Inspiration: Neuropsychologist Brenda Milner,  94 and still making new research discoveries about the human ‪#brain.

.     ‪http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/21/science/still-charting-memorys-depths.html?ref=science&_r=0 …
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.    Eze Vidra ‏‪@ediggs 3 Jun 

VC Cafe: Sorry, Brands…Your Digital Agencies are Lying to You ‪http://goo.gl/fb/5rZIO 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 Jun 

Excellent critique of many false promises & pitfalls (plus glimmers of hope) surrounding neuromarketing: ‪http://bloom.bg/15tPVgn  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 May 

Nice photos of brains in jars.. in case that does it for you: ‪http://bit.ly/11aCn8Z  … more from me next week… just off to Latvia!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 May 

Positive discrimination in action: German industry giant specifically headhunts autistic people: ‪http://bit.ly/18cgBpQ   ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 May 

Smelling salts for those who get carried away when interpreting brain imaging results: ‪http://ti.me/15deXR9  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 May 

‪@m_wall No hassle perceived.. In your shoes I’d have been wondering too.. By the end of the summer I should have spun something together!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 May 

Avatars created to embody voice of schizophrenic hallucinations enable people to be free from decades of living hell: ‪http://bbc.in/13izodx 

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.    Barbara Straubenger ‏‪@straubengerM 29 May 

‪@DrJackLewis ‪@TheAvaverse awsome! (I hear voices too, often…..:-/)
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 May 

Who’d have thought it would be possible to modulate brain activity simply by meddling with gut bacteria: ‪http://bit.ly/18s1g4B  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Alvaro Fernandez ‏‪@AlvaroF 28 May 

‪@DrJackLewis We try 🙂 Btw, we’re equally critical of random brain games and the BBC “Brain Test Britain”) (book in ‪http://amazon.co.uk )
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 May 

Brain training seems much like smart drugs: those that benefit most have brains in sub-optimal state;e.g. chemobrain: ‪http://bit.ly/12Aca3w 

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.    Guardian Science ‏‪@guardianscience 29 May 

Rise in legal highs is fuelled by drug prohibition | Mike Power ‪http://gu.com/p/3g6qn/tf 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 May 

Brain microbleeds contributing2 age-related cognitive decline may stem from stiffening in heart’s aorta: ‪http://bit.ly/111HsfO  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 May 

SciAm review of book that attempts to cut through neuromyth & neurobollox that surrounds brain training: ‪http://bit.ly/1aulOGu  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 May 

Twas but a matter of time -transcranial Direct Current Stimulation now offered in home for $249: ‪http://bit.ly/12eFJv1  ‪#neuroformed ‪#IGTEIT

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 May 

Aussie study indicates reduced capacity for neuroplasticity in brains of chronically depressed people: ‪http://bit.ly/10ZAtnN  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Claudia Hammond ‏‪@claudiahammond 28 May 

Why neuromyths still persist in the classroom. ‪#Allinthemind at 9pm ‪@bbcradio4
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 May 

Brain cells created from skin cells from 2 Down’s Syndrome people suggest 60% fewer synapses is key to the condition: ‪http://bbc.in/15d8tBm 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 May 

New insight into why it’s rare to have any memories prior to the age of 3: ‪http://nbcnews.to/16ecYjE  Hippocampus too busy expanding to do admin

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 May 

Neural network dedicated to “itch” discovered and is distinct from system that creates sense of pain: ‪http://bit.ly/1aeyUr8  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 May 

Brain machine interface used to think into existence an object created with 3D printer: ‪http://bit.ly/13tTLTK  …how underwhelming is that?

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 23 May 

Seemingly unnecessary step of waking up patient during brain op to sing&play guitar actually fine tunes the surgery: ‪http://cbsloc.al/10pLb7R 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 23 May 

Should suicide be considered separately from depression and other conditions with which it is commonly associated?: ‪http://bit.ly/17GIlCV 

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.    Neurobonkers ‏‪@neurobonkers 23 May 

A big thumbs up to ‪@danieldennett‘s “seven tools for thinking” ‪http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/some-good-rules-for-life-in-general … catch him on Tues at ‪@FestivalofIdeas!
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 23 May 

Caffeine is a bit of a wonder drug – ideas, neuroprotection, anti-cancer… but everything in moderation: ‪http://bbc.in/187yRkp  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Matt Lieberman ‏‪@social_brains 22 May 

Compassion Training: An fMRI Study ‪http://bit.ly/12vc9fD 
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.    Mo Costandi ‏‪@mocost 22 May 

Dreaming of animals and other warning signs of neurodegeneration ‪http://gu.com/p/3g3xx/tw 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 May 

Ice cream head explained: ‪http://bit.ly/1a6vOp0  Familiar sensation for ice cream fans & surfers of freezing cold waters alike! ‪#neuroformed

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.    Cem Yildiz ‏‪@ckyildiz 22 May 

”Curiosity is the engine of education.” – Ken Robinson ‪http://bit.ly/13GmJDk  ‪#TED
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 May 

Glial cells: the brain’s unsung heroes ‪http://bit.ly/14sxLvm  As with all things the main players (neurons) would be nothing without support

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 May 

What studying Bonobos can tell us about origins of human morality: ‪http://bit.ly/1181CdE  Review of Frans de Waal’s new book ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 May 

Major depression related to disruption of daily rhythms of gene expression (caused by bad sleep habits): ‪http://wapo.st/117ltnx  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 May 

Caffeine affects you more than most? On the pill? Coincidence? Oral contraceptives slow blood clearance of caffeine: ‪http://bit.ly/12rehoL 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 May 

Dinosaur brains! ‪http://bit.ly/190Zt5s 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 May 

Euronews clip on Cervorama brain exhibition in south of France ‪http://bit.ly/Z8dgoU   My favourite is EyeballUltrasound2detect brain trauma

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.    NeuroYoda ‏‪@BraveNeuroWorld 20 May 

To Stave off Alzheimer’s, Stay Hungry? | Dana Foundation Blog:  ‪http://bit.ly/12pfBsn 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 May 

For The Geek Shall Inherit The Earth. Computer/maths gurus create neural networks to supercharge Google products: ‪http://bit.ly/16DtGbY 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 May 

Are you a “Happy Aspie” -perhaps without realising? Temple Grandin describes boon of tablet tech for those w/ Autism: ‪http://ti.me/13DTmBy 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 May 

‪@ProfDavidNutt – heard about this? Ketamine shows therapeutic benefit in people with treatment-resistant ‪#depression ‪http://medx.cc/288146314 

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.    Medical Xpress ‏‪@medical_xpress 18 May 

Ketamine shows significant therapeutic benefit in people with treatment-resistant ‪#depression ‪http://medx.cc/288146314  ‪@mountsinainyc
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 May 

Odd but true: ultrasound applied to temple stimulates frontal/temporal brain resulting in improved mood ‪http://bit.ly/10qhZR9  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 May 

‪@AmygdaloidSpew Here you go: ‪http://bit.ly/10qhZR9  … thanks for the follow and for getting in touch

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 May 

Brain Training Games – given Brain Age 3 is rumoured2b coming out on DS soon I thought I’d better review Brain Age 2: ‪http://bit.ly/14B4Kxd 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 May 

A nice, easily comprehensible and, at times, even amusing account of how transcranical magnetic stimulation works: ‪http://bit.ly/17D2jOV 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 May 

Students using “smart drugs” to boost academic performance is old hat,b4long they’ll be zapping their brains w/ TRNS: ‪http://bbc.in/YNugOY 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 May 

Hideous new weapon uses 1mm wavelength microwaves to heat skin to excruciatingly painful 55 degreesC from a distance: ‪http://bit.ly/17aLQ4d 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 May 

I doubt omega-3 oils really will “reverse damage [to brain] caused by high fats” ‪http://bit.ly/10YGJM2  Will it unclog heart arteries? (No)

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 May 

Developing affordable devices to detect brain damage in parts of the world lacking the necessary medical facilities: ‪http://bit.ly/YUhW1v 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 May 

Cambridge Uni’s Ed Bullmore embarks on study tracking changes in teen brain/behaviour as it matures 4better & 4worse: ‪http://bbc.in/ZYlXgx 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 May 

Susan Greenfield loosely describes evidence suggesting modern technology is going 2 end in tears for kids-these-days: ‪http://bbc.in/140qZNn 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 May 

Low anandamide (cannabinoid naturally produced by brain) suggests new route to treat post-traumatic stress disorder: ‪http://bit.ly/10w05sa 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 May 

PintOfScience brings the public together with academic scientists for a boozy chinwag ‪http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-22522359 … Well done Lucy! ‪@pintofscience

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 May 

“I like his vision,” Koch says. “The guy has cojones.” Everything you need to know about Markram & his €1Bn brain: ‪http://bit.ly/10PP8Zi 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 May 

Temping agency employees;high level of psychopathic markers:”Psychopaths can’t settle..need to move around, look for new stimulation”! Raine

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 May 

Is it possible to spot a murderer from a brain scan?: ‪http://bit.ly/18C4YY8  ‪#neuroethics

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 May 

High recreational pill-popping rate makes Australasia great test tube 4 characterising amphetamine/Parkinsonian link: ‪http://bit.ly/16szQel 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 May 

Neurofeedback: live display of activity levels in OFC (above eyes),enables greater control over anxiety: ‪http://bit.ly/178Ua4y  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 May 

Brain areas involved in suppressing movements also activated when we choose to suppress an emotional response: ‪http://bit.ly/12h29Ix 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 May 

Ongoing development of several different new ways of examining eyes for tell-tale signs of brain injury: ‪http://bit.ly/196HOXc  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 May 

When computer games end up accidentally becoming ideal virtual labs for conducting important research..: ‪http://bit.ly/13yhJzO  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 May 

Will our grandchildren use this kind of brain implant to cheat in their exams, I wonder: ‪http://bit.ly/YHtBk6  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 May 

50 shades of laughter, what functions they serve and how the brain distinguishes between them: ‪http://bit.ly/11kg7MM  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 May 

Tone deaf? Alas it seems you can’t train yourself around the “functional&structural brain differences”: ‪http://bit.ly/12dRMoH   ‪#neuroformed

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.    Marc Smith ‏‪@PsychologyMarc 8 May 

Why Lord Winston steers clear of 1st class degrees ‪http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2321056/Lord-Winston-Why-I-dont-employ-students-class-degrees.html …
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 May 

Using fMRI brain imaging to distinguish between alcoholic who are versus are not likely to relapse: ‪http://bit.ly/15p5DNJ  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 May 

”reduction in..ability to feel..fear&pain might make..people less concerned about inducing such feelings in others”: ‪http://ti.me/17K2e9A 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 May 

20+% of chronic back pain caused by bacteria, so antibiotics will save thousands from perils of surgery: ‪http://bit.ly/140sOcs  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 May 

‪@PinkProgram1 By the way I get the distinct impression that I am talking to a computer algorithm. Are you a biological entity? Or merely AI?

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 May 

‪@PinkProgram1 “descendants of” implies that humans have moved on. Go back far enough&we are “descendants of” fish. Are humans fish? No 😉

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 May 

What’s the difference (in the brain) between the pain of a broken leg and the pain of a broken heart? ‪http://ti.me/11O2WyK  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 May 

Latest progress on creating a real-life Jonny Mnemonic: ‪http://bit.ly/11Q8rgg   Memory chips in animals in 2yrs, human testing in 5-10yrs!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 May 

‪@PinkProgram1 humans are primates not monkeys… but you’re on the right track

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 May 

Taking inspiration from brain mechanisms of computation to inform new approaches to cracking artificial intelligence: ‪http://bit.ly/12dhW9X 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 May 

Bad for the heart = bad for the head: ‪http://bbc.in/YtyvBe   Smoking and high cholesterol impacts cognition as young as 35 ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 May 

”restricting food intake increases.. reward value of food, particularly high-calorie, appetizing food”: ‪http://bit.ly/154ZYvS  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 May 

Imagine not being able to recognise faces, not even your own: ‪http://bit.ly/12sm9VK  For a taste take your lenses out for rest of day…

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 May 

Neuroscience+criminal culpability: Did Tumour pressing against Charles Whitman’s amygdala make him kill? ‪http://ti.me/15e0qYW  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 May 

Hub of all hormones – the hypothalamus – seems 2 be critical brain structure regulating how fast we age: ‪http://ind.pn/10VRcPA  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 May 

Check out the “Who Am I?” interactive exhibition at the London Science Museum in May and June: ‪http://bit.ly/XYRUYn  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 May 

I realise I’ve already posted one pro-brain training and retweeted one anti-brain training article today – I’m trying to keep an open mind..

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.    Mo Costandi ‏‪@mocost 2 May 

Putting brain training to the test ‪http://1.usa.gov/YeP0dY  by ‪@comadork et al: “no evidence… for transfer effects to untrained tasks”
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 May 

Having a rough day? Having a bad day? Former activates brain areas involved in “sense of texture” more than latter: ‪http://n.pr/18eqaDe 

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.    Vaughan Bell ‏‪@vaughanbell 2 May 

Fascinating blog on poetry, neuroscience and their intersections ‪http://is.gd/hsUUQY  by ‪@HelenMort – via ‪@sophiescott
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 May 

Study published in PlosONE suggest cognitive improvements for 50-somethings who play new brain game: ‪http://bit.ly/ZAsO3g  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 1 May 

Nice article from Discovery News on how perception can warp reality, particularly in vision: ‪http://bit.ly/16mae2y  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 1 May 

Nat Geo vs Discovery in Brain TV wars: ‪http://nyti.ms/12lwgeW  Seems like the more popular one actually involves neuroscientists. Makes sense

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 1 May 

Fantastic article about architectural spaces that promote creative thought and/or healing from disease: ‪http://bit.ly/SNvU0o  Thanks Elke!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 Apr 

Newly identified “itch” touch cells in the skin now joined by even newer “stroke”/”massage” touch cells: ‪http://bit.ly/12UfkzY  ‪#neurformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 Apr 

Window into minds of the many people who love conspiracy theories (they mainly seem to hate authority): ‪http://bit.ly/ZiujPL  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 Apr 

A tale of discovering the brain cells in your memory banks that create imaginary grids to help you know where you are ‪http://nyti.ms/11U2cZk 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Apr 

It’s not digital technology itself that is good or bad for your brain,it’s the way you choose to use it: ‪http://bit.ly/Yh959R  ‪#neuroformed

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.    David Wolf ‏‪@DaveWolf141 26 Apr 

‪@DrJackLewis Theory: copy Connectome, get digital twin. Result: Mindclone, a witty ‪#scifi novel on 1st brain-upload. ‪http://ow.ly/koXd7 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Apr 

1 day,in the not2distant future,we’ll all be using brain-computer interfaces as if it’s nothing special: ‪http://nyti.ms/10lqrMU  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jon Sutton ‏‪@jonmsutton 29 Apr 

‪@sjblakemore Have you also seen ‪http://www.mysonsnotrainman.com/ 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Apr 

Nice BBC interview with Oliver Sacks including original footage of patients that inspired “Awakenings”: ‪http://bbc.in/ZJlEKT  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Brain Blogger ‏‪@BrainBlogger 26 Apr 

You Are What You Eat ‪http://bit.ly/181tiQ7 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Apr 

”children whose speed of processing info became slower [aged 8to11] had greater risk of having psychotic experiences” ‪http://bit.ly/15VFhSv 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Apr 

Genes causing surface of human brain to create folds can be switched on in mouse brains (which are normally smooth): ‪http://bit.ly/11oMiFO 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Apr 

Enter neurogrid – a computer simulation of only 1 Mil neurons that computes in “real time” (bigger ones take ages): ‪http://bit.ly/14S372h 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Apr 

Clench with your right fist whilst memorising and left fist whilst recalling for better performance, hmmmmm….: ‪http://bbc.in/17UZJzv 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Apr 

Keen to do more to keep dementia at bay but already jog 3-4 times per week? Do some weights, apparently: ‪http://nyti.ms/XZsidR  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Capstone Publishing ‏‪@thisiscapstone 25 Apr 

Team Capstone have just had a wicked meeting with ‪@polarbearpirate & ‪@DrJackLewis! So excited about working with these guys.
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Apr 

Arrival of spring in London inspires short blog on courtship displays; from ‪#neuroformed perspective, just posted: ‪http://bit.ly/11PAFGX 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Apr 

Inferior temporal neurons respond 2 numerals; discovered with implanted electrodes (but hidden to fMRI): ‪http://ti.me/17NUnpD  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Apr 

Tracking shrinkage of thalamus with MRI may provide useful biomarker to identify Multiple Sclerosis: ‪http://bit.ly/13WVKWz  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 23 Apr 

Why car insurance companies seem to understand brain development better than the US judicial system: ‪http://abcn.ws/11zrKMk  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 23 Apr 

Getting better at predicting future involves training up on what “should” have happened in ideal world: ‪http://bit.ly/14MfpZR  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Apr 

Re: clear comprehensible account of relevance of recent NatureNeuro paper: ‪http://bit.ly/15AWlgJ  Daily Mail 1-0 Wired (Would you Adam it?)

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Apr 

The brain has a search mode: ‪http://bit.ly/XZD6Ld  Is it me, or does this article tell us absolutely nothing? Maybe Daily Mail will clarify

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Apr 

I wonder whether this will live up to potential? ‪http://bit.ly/15BzyRW  Sounds like a great TV to me. Guess there’s only 1 way to find out..

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.    Kevin Mitchell ‏‪@WiringTheBrain 22 Apr 

So pissed off w/ rhino horn stories lately! Think we can start rumor that poacher testicles have medicinal properties? Should even the odds.
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.     Neuro Science ‏‪@TheNeuroScience 22 Apr 

Dopamine-producing neurons derived from bone marrow stem cells yield … ‪http://sns.mx/xhoHy7 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Apr 

Heathrow volunteer squad. Giving help for free in return for a ripple in the reward pathways and a squirt of oxytocin ‪pic.twitter.com/4q8Vr3RrJK

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Apr 

Thought controlled tablet – that’s more like the 21st century I was sold as a kid: ‪http://bit.ly/13sZ8YT  ‪#neuroformed ‪#In

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Apr 

Saw Stunted Trees Broken Bridges yesterday: ‪http://bit.ly/15qOUsl  – effortlessly weaves together many downstream issues of brain research

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Apr 

Sophie Scott plus cast of excellent show that truly brings implications of fMRI brain research to life ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Apr 

Sophie Scott speaking centre stage after Ytouring’s play “Stunted Trees Broken Bridges” ‪@Pimlico Academy ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Apr 

”The brain is a rhythm machine, producing all kinds of rhythms all the time” Prof. Arthur Konnerth: ‪http://bit.ly/10jfBy7  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Micah Allen ‏‪@neuroconscience 18 Apr 

Great introduction to sleep research ‪http://feedly.com/k/10jKti0 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Apr 

Protecting yourself from inexorable lure of multi-tasking myth: 20min chunk/task, email free periods… ‪http://ti.me/15fZQZv  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Naomi Mc ‏‪@NaomiMc 18 Apr 

How to Talk to Little Girls ‪http://huff.to/krcXFv 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Apr 

Men are rubbish at reading emotion in a woman’s eyes – not so bad when judging mood in male eyes,though: ‪http://bit.ly/1700h8N  ‪#neuroformed

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Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Apr 

London Book Fair 2013 – publishing seems to be alive and well in the 21st century ‪pic.twitter.com/PwzBsitKJh

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Apr 

Stress (in moderation) is not your enemy -it’s your friend -you’d get little done without it: ‪http://bit.ly/14uAtUK   ‪#neuroformed ‪#Be_A_Ten

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Apr 

Regular physical exercise may mitigate damage done to your brain’s white matter by booze: ‪http://bit.ly/ZYT1ni  ‪#neuroformed ‪#In ‪#Be_A_Ten

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Apr 

..when people are terrorized, “Problem solving becomes more categorical, concrete and emotional” ‪http://ti.me/XPRUvX  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Apr 

Drug trial which aims to improve memory in people with Down’s Syndrome targets GABA inhibition: ‪http://bit.ly/Ygch01  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Apr 

Games that improve working memory transfer to yield benefit in other cognitive abilities: ‪http://bit.ly/118twUm   ‪#neuroformed ‪#BangWozWrong

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Apr 

”Many of these improvements remain over..course of several months, suggesting that..benefits of..training are long lasting” ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Apr 

”The effects generalize 2important domains such as attentional control, reasoning, reading, or mathematical skills” Jaeggi says ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Apr 

Or, just maybe, efficacy of brain training depends on exactly what kind of games you choose to play: ‪http://bit.ly/118twUm  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Apr 

Might we be better off watching documentaries than playing brain training games to improve cognition? ‪http://bit.ly/YKHYmR  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Apr 

Now there’s a surprise; scientific research indicates that men like the taste of beer: ‪http://bbc.in/10XHSW3 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Apr 

Today my mum congratulated me on one of my blogs; said she liked the way I’d embellished the coitus MRI: ‪http://bit.ly/SvabKr  ‪#awkward

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Apr 

‪@n_ramnani Credit where credit’s due… it was an especially good conference… very high standards from beginning to end… roll on 2014!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Apr 

One in ten people in their 80’s – the “superagers” – have memories as good if not better than those in their 50’s: ‪http://n.pr/10WYvBl 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Apr 

”The meeting of 2 personalities is like the contact of 2 chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed” Carl Jung ‪#In

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.    Keith R Laws ‏‪@Keith_Laws 15 Apr 

“In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting” Ernest Rutherford ‪@Neuro_Skeptic ‪@GuyLongworth
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.    Dr Richard Roche ‏‪@RRocheNeuro 15 Apr 

RT ‪@ldtimmerman: Christof Koch: As brain sci consumes more $, it’s our job to educate policymakers, public abt it. Do intvws, write books.
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Apr 

Susan Cain describes importance of “restorative niches” in workplace for introverts;if you haven’t yet read QUIET, then do, it’s great.. ‪#In

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Apr 

It is rare to meet a true creative genius… I’m utterly convinced I’ve just spent the last 2 hrs with a genuine visionary! ‪#neuroformed ‪#In

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Apr 

Always thought that the term “increased sensitivity” was code for “easier to get results”: ‪http://bit.ly/14h0GGh  But don’t throw the baby..

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.    APS ‏‪@PsychScience 12 Apr 

When do you do your best creative thinking? ‪http://on.wsj.com/YAkqjC 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Apr 

This disgusts me: ‪http://nyti.ms/Ze6eMY  feel like suing builders for not preventing me hurting myself from banging my head against the wall

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Apr 

Interviewing Irene Tracey about pain imaging: ‪http://cbsn.ws/Zkerfu  revealed -different areas relate to sensory/emotional/attention aspects

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Apr 

How reading on paper compares to reading on screen: ‪http://bit.ly/16UwpbQ   ‪#neuroformed ‪#In ‪#Be_A_Ten

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Apr 

‪@lastminute_com did a great survey on ‪#iSocialButterflies – people who go to many events per night – article in The Metro with my comments

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.    Science Museum ‏‪@sciencemuseum 11 Apr 

Do you love listening to the radio? Discover how radio has evolved since the first public broadcast in 1922 ‪http://ow.ly/jVcbb 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Apr 

Big thanks to all involved in making the British Neuroscience Association’s 2013 Festival of Neuroscience such a resounding success ‪#BNA2013

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Apr 

Amazing colour-coded images of cells in whole brain; without having to chop it into wafer thin slices: ‪http://bit.ly/14XMFMC  ‪#RIPmicrotome

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Apr 

They say never meet your heroes – not always true – just met 1 of mine&he was even more interesting than my high expectations led me2believe

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Apr 

Profs Everitt, Nutt, Illes & Sarhakian just all gave fascinating talks on cognitive-enablers ‪#bna2013

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Apr 

Find ‪@neurocomic doc on Guardian website: collaboration between neuroscientist&artist bringing brain sci2kids&adults

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Apr 

It’s great to see the public engaging with science on wonder street: converting APs into “music of muscles” ‪#bna2013 ‪pic.twitter.com/1FPoZM1nKJ

.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Apr 

Bipolar disorder is often preceded by sleep disturbances so if everyone had smartphone aps measuring sleep-labs may know when best2intervene

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Apr 

You can become accustomed to very few hrs sleep, but too short and it will have an unavoidable negative impact on metabolism and performance

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.    Anna Zecharia ‏‪@annazecharia 8 Apr 

Irene Tracey on the ‘nocebo’ effect at ‪#BNANeuroFest – researchers lie about removing a painkiller, pain increases: ‪http://m.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/nov/13/nocebo-pain-wellcome-trust-prize …
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.    Fadel Soliman ‏‪@FadelSoliman 23 Mar 

enjoying watching Susan Fiske’s

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.    Cem Yildiz ‏‪@ckyildiz 8 Apr 

”You can’t break humans down into pixels.” – Susan Fiske ‪#BNA2013 Neuroscience ‪#Quote
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.    Björn Brembs ‏‪@brembs 7 Apr 

Getting ready to leave for the airport for our session on ‘voluntary action’ at ‪#bna2013 tomorrow. Slides: ‪http://www.slideshare.net/brembs/voluntariness-behavioural-freedom-and-decisionmaking-in-flies …
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.    Rodrigo Braga ‏‪@RodBraga 8 Apr 

If we hear a violin and oboe playing the same note, most of us can tell then apart.. So pitch isn’t necessary for identification ‪#bna2013
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.    Jumana Ahmad ‏‪@JJumana 8 Apr 

‪#BNAneurofest ‪#BNA2013 TDCS and TMS can modulate GABA & glutamate, affecting learning ability.
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Apr 

How magic mushroom can help depression. Guardian: ‪http://bit.ly/14WbEAa  Imperial: ‪http://bit.ly/ZJdyvT  Spot the difference? (Imp=correct)

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Apr 

A special thank you to @MyScriptQuotes for some brilliant camera work today!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Apr 

Got some amazing interview with top neuroscientists at the BNA2013 conference today. Thank you to everyone who agreed to be interviewed..

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Apr 

Using MRI to know what people are dreaming is cool: ‪http://bbc.in/14HjoWq  Inducing specific dreams would be even cooler; ever read Vurt?

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Apr 

After all this time thinking amyloid plaques of Alzheimer’s=cause, might actually turn out to be involved in defence: ‪http://bit.ly/11uIR2l 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Apr 

If you can’t stick a silicon chip into a human cell what do you do? Build computer circuits out of cellular material: ‪http://bit.ly/14rrhz4 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Apr 

‪#ff People I find myself retweeting an awful lot (cont.) ‪@GrahamCLDavey ‪@edyong209 ‪@sciencebase ‪@guardianscience ‪@NatureNews ‪@RogerHighfield

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Apr 

Brain re-construction of 7M year old skull suggests it belongs to human ancestor;just after we split from chimp line: ‪http://bit.ly/ZDsFXH 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Apr 

‪#ff These are those I RT most often: ‪@MillerLabMIT ‪@mrccbu ‪@marklythgoe ‪@utafrith ‪@neuroghetto ‪@mocost ‪@DrEscotet ‪@RRocheNeuro ‪#neuroformed

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.    Earl K. Miller ‏‪@MillerLabMIT 5 Apr 

Automatic Do-Not-Disturb Measures Your Brainwaves to Know When You’re Busy

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Apr 

Following previous hunches: ‪http://bit.ly/fN64jd  role of glutamate in schizophrenia now backed by genetic evidence: ‪http://bit.ly/14PJgj8 

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.    Guardian Tech ‏‪@guardiantech 4 Apr 

Forget me not: campaigners fight for control of online memories ‪http://gu.com/p/3eqc9/tf 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Apr 

Imagine having full colour vision in the dead of night (oh to be an ancestral tarsier): ‪http://nyti.ms/10B8TgD 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Apr 

‪@alisonrevitt I think Keirsey Temperament Sorter is over-rated and Big 5 is under-rated. Read Susan Cain’s “Quiet” re: adv’s of introversion

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Apr 

Combining stroke risk measure with brain imaging to detect dementia proteins more accurately plots cognitive decline: ‪http://bit.ly/17dR2Ts 

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.    CognitionandBrain ‏‪@mrccbu 4 Apr 

Memory strategy may help depressed people remember the good times ‪http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/blog/2013/04/memory-strategy-may-help-depressed-people-remember-the-good-times/ …
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 Apr 

‪@alisonrevitt depends which system they use… some are over-hyped… others can be very useful as a rough guide… all are imperfect

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 Apr 

How can you tell the degree to which someone is extraverted &/or neurotic? Just give them a good sniff: ‪http://bit.ly/10qbU5S   ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 Apr 

Figuring out who the person in the fMRI scanner is thinking about (their personality type anyway): ‪http://bit.ly/12r6YSE 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 Apr 

If differences between male & female brains float your boat – go ahead & gorge yourself on the latest: ‪http://bit.ly/10wjISI  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 Apr 

There’s plenty for the public to do at BNA2013 at the Barbican next week (starting Sunday 7th) ‪http://londonist.com/2013/04/wonder-art-and-science-on-the-brain-at-barbican.php …

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 Apr 

The McFetish sculpture installation in the Tate Britain provides plenty of food for thought… ‪pic.twitter.com/jGFXJ4AD1H

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 Apr 

The lift up to the 40th floor of Heron Tower scares me to death everytime… ‪#sillyplaceforameeting ‪pic.twitter.com/8M036oQQ4p

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.    Sarah-JayneBlakemore ‏‪@sjblakemore 1 Apr 

My lab is carrying out a Live Science experiment at the London ‪@sciencemuseum this month. Come and take part in the Who am I? gallery!
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Mar 

People who engage in prosocial behaviour enjoy psychological benefits;sense of belonging protects against depression: ‪http://bit.ly/WTGncd 

 

.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Mar 

I read ‪@claudiahammond‘s book TimeWarped last week – a good read; covering novel ground in great style: ‪http://ind.pn/YOv0zM  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Mar 

New series “Brain Games” starts on Nat Geo on 22nd April: ‪http://yhoo.it/ZDldz8  …sounds like it could be a good ‘un ‪#neuroformed

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.    Uta Frith ‏‪@utafrith 29 Mar 

Chilling. Low ACC activity a marker for persistent antisocial behavior? Predicts rearrest in adult offenders. ‪http://bit.ly/10mKmNk 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Mar 

Good Friday has got off to a great start with a healthy dose of NeuroLinguistic Processing bashing: ‪http://bit.ly/kYnJG  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Indie Neuroblogs ‏‪@neuroghetto 29 Mar 

Neuro-Linguistic Programming – the 1970s neurobollocks that just refuses to die ‪http://bit.ly/ZGBtQ3 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Mar 

My new favourite word: AMBIVERT – a person who is neither extremely extraverted nor introverted ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Mar 

Giving to charity increase activity in reward pathways of the brain, even more so when others witness the generosity: ‪http://bit.ly/WTGncd 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Mar 

Critical brain changes that led to great apes diverging from old world monkeys &us humans to end up dominant primate: ‪http://yhoo.it/ZBYvYc 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Mar 

Guardian’s neurophilosopher Mo Costandi writes his 1st book: ‪http://bit.ly/10TQCP6  Consistently brilliant journalism = must be a good read!

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Mar 

Why would one human help another when there’s no chance of getting anything in return? ‪http://bit.ly/WTGncd  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Mar 

Odd that everyone felt that they needed to film it-why do we feel the urge to put posterity ahead of live experience? ‪pic.twitter.com/uuWuHH0soP

.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Mar 

Why do we yawn? To cool brains in anticipation of an important event! ‪http://bit.ly/SKi2WL  (yawning is catching to synchronise the group)

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.    The Independent ‏‪@Independent 27 Mar 

”Don’t leave sex education to porn stars” says ‪@archiebland ‪http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/dont-leave-sex-education-to-porn-stars-8550154.html …
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Mar 

If the concrete jungle is stressing you out some “soft fascination” may be in order-take a stroll in your local park: ‪http://nyti.ms/10h7mxe 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Mar 

In advance of tonight’s ‪@Vinspired awards I’ve published an article on my blog about brain benefits of volunteering: ‪http://bit.ly/WTGncd 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Mar 

During the last TV series I filmed, a contributer had a migraine during an EEG exp – clearly visible in the heatmap!: ‪http://fxn.ws/X8qlwv 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Mar 

Is central nucleus of amygdala the root of all anxiety? Can this area be re-trained to ameliorate anxiety disorders: ‪http://www.news.wisc.edu/21617 

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.    Callum Wood ‏‪@callumwood90 22 Mar 

‪@DrJackLewis Please RT my survey on military neuroethics! Hopefully your followers find it interesting! Thanks! ‪http://survey.liv.ac.uk/mindwars 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Mar 

How current trends in use of brain computer interface technology might affect future societies, policies & culture: ‪http://slate.me/10cboan 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Mar 

”circuitry involved in emotion&higher-order decision making..hyperactivated in [those] with family history of schiz.” ‪http://bit.ly/10crwZk 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Mar 

New MRI-guided procedure for Parkinson’s deep brain implants is quicker & removes need to wake pt up during surgery: ‪http://fxn.ws/X3BlLE 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Mar 

Automatic Pilot. F1 driver Lewis Hamilton demonstrates power of dorsal striatum by going to pit stop of former team: ‪http://bit.ly/YxLE9O 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Feb 

Chatting on phone whilst driving reduces visual activation when turning across path of oncoming traffic: ‪http://bit.ly/YIBt24  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Feb 

I can’t wait2get my hands on Daphne Bavelier’s new Nature paper “Brain training: games that do you good” ‪http://bit.ly/Va7OyN  ‪#neuroformed

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.    BBSRC ‏‪@BBSRC 28 Feb 

Adding seaweed extract to ‪#foods can boost ‪#fibre content & ‪#weightloss: DRINC-funded research @NewUniPress ‪http://ht.ly/i7QBu 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Feb 

‪@LibertyLndnGirl Wow! Like manna from heaven. Thank you for sharing your ideas so generously. I feel truly inspired.

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Feb 

EEG network analysis on autistic brains reveals clues as to why they struggle to integrate information: ‪http://bit.ly/XG6bFT  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Feb 

When your body finally gives up the ghost your brain could live on in a jar; given that neurons can outlive the body: ‪http://fxn.ws/YV4Lr0 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 27 Feb 

Re-programming existing brain cells to re-route down damaged spinal cords may be possible after all: ‪http://bit.ly/YyChSU  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Feb 

If exercising body is good for brain, then doing brain teasers while exercising body is even better: ‪http://bit.ly/WfcNdH  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Feb 

Why a “Memristor” has more in common with a synapse than a conventional computer chip: ‪http://bit.ly/Wd3j8s  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Feb 

Book proposal writing is so much more productive, efficient and rewarding when undertaken with a co-author than alone ‪#greaterthansumofparts

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Feb 

”If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change” Giuseppe di Lampedusa [The Leopard] ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 26 Feb 

Babies listen 2what you’re saying beyond the womb, which is why I often talk directly into pregnant friends’ bellies: ‪http://bit.ly/Xxk38t 

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.    Karen Weeks ‏‪@karenweeks1969 25 Feb 

‪@DrJackLewis great read at gym with my disco beats THANKS !!
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.    Mo Costandi ‏‪@mocost 25 Feb 

‪@DrJackLewis Same goes for depression – they can spend months repositioning the electrodes to hit the right spot ‪http://bit.ly/QrNvtM 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Feb 

‪@mocost Many thanks for directing towards that link… fascinating stuff

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Feb 

‪@jgilleen I thought the days of the “chlorpromazine approach” to brain intervention were behind us…

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Feb 

Gyms of the future should combine high tempo music with brain teasers – to exercise both body and mind: ‪http://bit.ly/WfcNdH   ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Feb 

‪@mocost What about depression? Surely they had a game plan at least? Or do they just dig around until the patients start grinning?

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Feb 

Isn’t it a bit odd2treat OCD w/deep brain implants 1st &then figure out how it actually works later on?: ‪http://bit.ly/Xv0fCr  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Feb 

How certain brain cells survive stroke by going into protective lockdown when blood supply is cut off: ‪http://bbc.in/Yr708H  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Feb 

Just posted – what high tempo music does to the brain to enable a longer, harder, faster workout: ‪http://bit.ly/WfcNdH  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Feb 

Functional near infrared spectroscopy headsets monitor the brain to track cognitive load: ‪http://bit.ly/12Ob5r4  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeAThen ‪#In

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Feb 

Posit tailors brain training to suit tastes of schizophrenic people, games that improve their cognition: ‪http://bit.ly/11Z7hnE  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Feb 

If 1 electrode really sends ACCURATE feedback re: meditation quality2ur smartphone -I would be stunned: ‪http://prn.to/1363R1D  ‪#neurotwaddle

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Feb 

St Thomas Hospital/KCL to do MRI study tracking foetal brain development whilst floating in mum’s womb! ‪http://bit.ly/13lG9tS   ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Feb 

Speech: 1 group of neurons controls the lips another group the tongue, but why 2 groups for the larynx? ‪http://bit.ly/ZhC09Z  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 Feb 

Moles (as well as rats and sharks) can smell in stereo,helping them to locate tasty morsels quicker: ‪http://nyti.ms/XoLlKR  ‪#neuroformed ‪#In

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.     Mo Costandi ‏‪@mocost 20 Feb 

Critiques of connectomics by ‪@bradleyvoytek ‪http://bit.ly/ikqIy5  and myself ‪http://gu.com/p/3at3x/tw 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 Feb 

The secret to being happy it to always be on the move,but not too rushed all the time,allegedly: ‪http://bit.ly/YDMMFg  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen

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.     Kevin Mitchell ‏‪@WiringTheBrain 20 Feb 

Wow! Zuckerberg, Brin and Milner join forces to establish most lucrative prize in the history of science: ‪http://bit.ly/133OqqD 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 20 Feb 

Dolphins sleep 1 side of the brain at a time. Seals can do this in water2,but both sides sleep together when on land: ‪http://bit.ly/12IGyv1 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Feb 

Fresh tidbit of recently published neuropolitical twaddle,in case you fancy blaming ur voting preference on ur brain: ‪http://ti.me/11SCwkd 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Feb 

Whilst on topic of mapping the brain.. nice 2 see USA worrying about losing edge in this race to Europe, for once!: ‪http://bit.ly/UDoAGt 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 19 Feb 

Nice video of BBC reporter getting a tour of most important white matter pathways through his own brain: ‪http://bbc.in/Yfu71C  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Feb 

I contributed to a BBC World Service (radio) programme on open plan offices. It’s on tonight @ 19:32GMT: ‪http://bbc.in/129BZEU  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Feb 

Finally someone puts Markram’s uber-expensive Human Brain Project into perspective: ‪http://bit.ly/XF1wH2  Thank you ‪@edyong209 ‪#neuroformed

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.     Wellcome Trust ‏‪@wellcometrust 15 Feb 

Thanks for all your ‪#mindtunes suggestions – a great eclectic mix! Keep them coming. You’ll hear them @ ‪#wonderseason ‪http://wellc.me/12OPWwB 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Feb 

Prions (made infamous by mad cow disease) play a vital role in neuroplasticity and myelin maintenance: ‪http://bit.ly/WrpcNO   ‪#neuroformed

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.     Dr Richard Roche ‏‪@RRocheNeuro 15 Feb 

RT ‪@mocost Chimpanzees have faster working memory than humans ‪http://ind.pn/VVbLZK  by ‪@SteveAConnor, w/ video
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Feb 

Brain implant enables rats to see infrared light as well as visible wavelengths: ‪http://bbc.in/WKIz6j  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BCI

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Feb 

“The fact that magic works is evidence that multitasking doesn’t exist” Steve MacNick, 2013 ‪http://ti.me/XEvBWZ  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Feb 

Mind-ready conversation-like social networking updates more memorable than polished text: ‪http://bit.ly/W5mzPi  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Feb 

Eric Kandel continues to muscle in on Semir Zeki’s patch with 1st a book and soon a TV series about neuroaesthetics: ‪http://bbc.in/VVCD6D 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 Feb 

Brain changes more profoundly when learning an instrument occurs before vs after 7 years of age: ‪http://bit.ly/WIApLv  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 Feb 

Making better decisions. Importance of unconscious brain activity in making the right choice: ‪http://bit.ly/YX14Tp  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 13 Feb 

Fascinating account of how immune system’s T-cells (in brain sack) can influence ur cognitive abilities: ‪http://bit.ly/VU8xQU  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Feb 

When it comes to lifelike avatars (i.e. CGI humans) why do they sometimes seem so eerie? The eyes have it: ‪http://onforb.es/XCH8US  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Feb 

”Nun study” hinted B-amyloid =not key to dementia;this 1 shows vascular brain injury =more likely culprit: ‪http://bit.ly/14OohKZ  ‪#neuroformed

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.     weswhite ‏‪@weswhite 12 Feb 

It’s Darwin Day and Shrove Tuesday today, so I’m putting nuts and berries on my pancake – it’s a natural selection. ‪#flippindarwin
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 12 Feb 

Interesting to see how broadly such “good news for the aging brain”-type articles circulate these days: ‪http://cbsn.ws/Z5o8TP  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Feb 

The (optimistic) impact of increasing brain dopamine on perceived likelihood of nasty things happening: ‪http://bit.ly/12k2Jmb  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Feb 

Smartphone app reliably reproduces results of dichotic listening test (diff sounds 2 diff ears) outside the laboratory: ‪http://bit.ly/Xp8gZs 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Feb 

Henry Markram, director of £1Bn Human Brain Project, explains what modelling a ‪#brain on supercomputers will achieve: ‪http://bit.ly/155tgYG 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Feb 

Looks interesting… Hallucinema Paradiso: How cinema depicts delusions & hallucinations, 17th March, Barbican Centre: ‪http://bit.ly/11sYYQt 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Feb 

Not long before a little bit of cunning gene therapy enables us to dodge age-related cognitive decline: ‪http://bit.ly/14VDaw2  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Feb 

Ingenious (experimental) Multiple Sclerosis treatment: skin cells–>stem cells–>baby glial cells 2 re-insulate neurons ‪http://bbc.in/WSU236 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Feb 

Reasons to not rely entirely on internet for information you used to know by heart #23 Solar Superstorms: ‪http://bit.ly/VXHE0h  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Feb 

Interesting associations between diet&sleep, not necessarily causal, but worth exploring if u sleep badly: ‪http://bit.ly/X65CaE  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Feb 

I agree with Mayberg:Amen’s brain scan is just a prop,but if it motivates folk2improve their lifestyle,does it matter?: ‪http://bbc.in/XlApPh 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Feb 

I wonder if such red/green enhancing glasses might make a person better at spotting ‘tells’ in poker? Hmm: ‪http://bit.ly/UVrhC6  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Feb 

Clinical trial combining novel brain-cooling technique w/ usual anti-clotting drug to treat stroke increases no of pts: ‪http://bit.ly/11VwOZ5 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 6 Feb 

Dr Roth’s “evil dark patch”=root of all evil, imaging artifact or just particularly large frontal sinuses? ‪http://bit.ly/14DUm8b  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Feb 

Larger prefrontal cortices appear to distinguish those who can vs cannot indulge in cocaine without becoming addicted: ‪http://nyti.ms/VASMOu 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Feb 

‪@Terry_Ryall funk/soul genre..doesn’t sound too dated either..should work for your purposes,but you’re best positioned to make that call!;-)

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Feb 

Having trouble conceiving? Try becoming a sport addict. No, not watching it on telly. Actually doing it: ‪http://bit.ly/11Lw1di  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Suzi Gage ‏‪@soozaphone 5 Feb 

The phrenology in Django Unchained. ‪http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2013/feb/05/django-unchained-racist-science-phrenology?CMP=twt_fd … ‪@guardianscience
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 5 Feb 

Infants raised by squabbling parents have brains that are more sensitive to angry voices,even when asleep: ‪http://bit.ly/Ycw816  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Richard Harper ‏‪@harpersnotes 5 Feb 

Postdocalypse now (and the Tenure Games), ‪http://www.perlsteinlab.com/blog/postdocalypse-now#.URDAPWGiBsw.twitter … …
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Feb 

‪@nien1983 have lots and lots of authored papers, book chapters, books on your CV and plenty of experience/ success applying for grants 😉

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Feb 

A beautifully-written account of some of the difficulties associated with having &/or researching autism: ‪http://n.pr/Y4IpCR   ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Feb 

Last night’s ‪#wonders chose critters very well – paramecium for ion gradients, cyanobacteria for origins of sight, scorpions for touch…

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Feb 

Sharpen up your mind, key up your reflexes, improve those reaction times, with….chewing gum?!?? ‪http://ind.pn/XyXoWP   ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Feb 

@SarcasmCraze Glad it was helpful. Future-proof yourself:develop expertise in skills that are in demand&in something you’re passionate abou

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Feb 

Feelings of fear,even when amygdalae are absent,only if threat arises from within body (not external cues) ‪http://nyti.ms/XRL02d  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 1 Feb 

Two brains are better than one.Particularly when you are steering a virtual spaceship via EEG – go Essex!: ‪http://bit.ly/XrsBuX  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 1 Feb 

Beautiful dynamic images of perceptual information pinging around the brains of simple fishy creatures: ‪http://bit.ly/XYuLkG  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 1 Feb 

‪@nien1983 Studied audiovisual integration during PhD / post-doc and the climax of my labours was Lewis&Noppeney, 2010, Journal of Neurosci)

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 1 Feb 

Man flu explained by extra temperature sensors in male>female brain (allegedly)& a rant about neurosexism: ‪http://bit.ly/Ypn35a  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 31 Jan 

Brain training game company Lumosity makes $24M from its 35M members in 2012: ‪http://bit.ly/WTTqIb  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 31 Jan 

Athletes are extraordinarily good at learning unpredictable complex dynamic visual scenes: ‪http://bit.ly/WDOBBU  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 31 Jan 

Spoke at a great ‪#STEM careers session at Stoke Newington School today with 3other excellent ambassadors for: maths,engineering and medicine

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 31 Jan 

‪@Terry_Ryall I heard a brilliant funk/soul tune called “you gotta get up and do something” this morning – you should use it as ur theme tune

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 Jan 

Its official – Brian Cox is the new David Attenborough as far as the future of BBC Natural History docs are concerned: ‪http://bit.ly/WQgAPM 

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.     Miguel Angel Escotet ‏‪@DrEscotet 30 Jan 

Sleight of Hand, Sleight of Mind: Illusions, Delusions & the Immune System | ‪#Neuroscience –  ‪http://bit.ly/XjeCHt 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 Jan 

Giving elderly people a small gift to put them in a good mood improves working memory and decision making: ‪http://bit.ly/Wy2sws  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 Jan 

Memory of events at a certain time versus certain place invoke electrical bursts of differing frequency: ‪http://bit.ly/WwhrqA    ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 Jan 

‪@KellsChurch ‪@caratuk Thanks for +’ve feedback Was impressed by calibre of questions (And relieved that only one of them had me stumped!)

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 30 Jan 

‪@alextaubs Likewise – I’m glad you too the time to initiate the discussion. I’ve been wanting to roll out the system I described for ages!

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.     piece of mind ‏‪@pieceofmindgb 29 Jan 

Hey ‪@DrJackLewis Was good to see you at ‪#betagen not just a Neuroscientist but an all round good person. dont become a stranger :)
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Jan 

Cracking the retinal code with a view to using silicon devices to bring vision to the blind (R.P.&M.D.): ‪http://bit.ly/TNaPFA    ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Jan 

Brain science podcast covering neuroscience highlights of 2012: ‪http://bit.ly/ZG6HK9  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen ‪#In ‪#vInspired

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Jan 

‪@blessboy09 You too Blessing! Your entrepreneurial endeavours are an inspiration – keep up the good work and good luck with the new business

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Jan 

‪@Terry_Ryall Thoroughly enjoyed working with you over the past 2 days. Great work during today’s radio day. I think we make a dynamic duo!

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.     Terry Ryall ‏‪@Terry_Ryall 28 Jan 

Your stuff is awesome ‪@DrJackLewis More people should know about it. Good job today ‪#GenBeta. Neuroscience in ordinary speak -love it!
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.     TED News ‏‪@TEDNews 29 Jan 

10 places where anyone can learn to code ‪http://wp.me/p10512-hK1  Cause it’s not just kids who can learn this valuable skill. ‪#TED
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 29 Jan 

Why we humans do love to have a good cry sometimes: ‪http://bit.ly/11a5quQ  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jan 

@MyScriptQuotes likewise… thoroughly enjoyed our chat. Enlightening in so many ways! Looking forward2 working with you again ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jan 

Using fMRI scanning2gain better understanding of Tourette’s to help predict which brains will overcome it: ‪http://bit.ly/VJhPke  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jan 

Improving quality of sleep improves memory; deep sleep=memories moved from hippocampus (short term) to PFC (long term): ‪http://bit.ly/110Mg5V 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jan 

‪@vinspired great to meet you today -excellent work one and all ‪@stooshe ‪@iamwillbest ‪@iammishab ‪@luke11campbell (well done for being golden)

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 28 Jan 

‪@cherryhealey fantastic work guiding fascinating discussion on ‪#GenBeta‘s brilliant prospects if they choose to get ‪@vinspired ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Jan 

More evidence indicating that anorexia involves problems w perception; body looks wider than it really is: ‪http://bit.ly/11WAiim  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Antonia Hamilton ‏‪@antoniahamilton 25 Jan 

Fellowship in Nottingham Psychology ‪http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SCI11055 … Great opportunity for postdoc looking for independence & great resources inc fMRI
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.    Antonia Hamilton ‏‪@antoniahamilton 25 Jan 

Lecturer job in Nottingham Psychology. Great resources for fMRI, autism, mental health & more.  ‪http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/CE09395S …
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.    Antonia Hamilton ‏‪@antoniahamilton 25 Jan 

Assoc Prof/Lecturer job in Nottingham Psychology.  Great resources for fMRI / MEG/ ERP/ eyetracking / autism & more.  ‪http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/CE10923S …
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Jan 

These “7 ways to build a better brain” are not new but the point is to remind yourself of the reasons why: ‪http://bit.ly/WUw5Wu  ‪#neuroformed

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.    New Scientist ‏‪@newscientist 25 Jan 

Dolphins spotted teaming up to try to rescue an injured group member ‪http://bit.ly/Y3ipJZ  ‪#dolphin
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 25 Jan 

Oooh I do love to read a good neuro-rant: “intellectual pestilence” is such a great turn of phrase! ‪http://bit.ly/SJHWJ1  ‪#neuroformed 😉

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jan 

Studying science, tech, engineering, maths (‪#STEM) is on the up. Pros/cons of STEM degrees versus others: ‪http://bit.ly/UYPgiq  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jan 

Given the impact of diet on mood and mental health: ‪http://huff.to/UnC1cc  You should really consider giving this a go: ‪@FarmDrop ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 24 Jan 

& the winners are… 1 Billion Euros over 10yrs divided between brain simulation & graphene superprojects: ‪http://bit.ly/10JYkwN  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 23 Jan 

Could the Integrative Nuclear FGFR 1 Signaling pathway be the rosetta stone for schizophrenia? ‪http://bit.ly/SBRTYQ  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 23 Jan 

1yr olds language development predicted by changes in cerebellum (motor control) and hippocampus (memory): ‪http://bit.ly/Sx5m4m  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 23 Jan 

Picking up baton from Sir Gordon Holmes:exploring wounded brains to isolate areas vital2emotional&general intelligence: ‪http://bit.ly/10pmDeE 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Jan 

Dangers of the latest designer drugs (and importance of developing the tools to detect them quickly): ‪http://bit.ly/10CZfiA  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Kevin Mitchell ‏‪@WiringTheBrain 22 Jan 

Deconstruction of a neural circuit for hunger – an absolute tour de force, using ‪#optogenetics and pharmacogenetics…

.     ‪http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22801496 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Jan 

Role of gene fusion – consequence of DNA replication accident – in most aggressive form of brain cancer: ‪http://bit.ly/VhyiPZ  ‪#neuroformed

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.     DanielJordanUK ‏‪@DanielJordanUK 22 Jan 

geeez i love the opportunties being a violinist brings…seriously children if you are studying an instrument…STICK AT IT!very beneficial!

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 22 Jan 

Strange but true: treating any hearing loss promptly may delay onset and slow progression of dementia: ‪http://bbc.in/11NwT5B  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jan 

The importance of getting a good night’s sleep for promoting prosocial behaviours (and vice versa!!): ‪http://bit.ly/Ve0inD  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jan 

Well balanced blog on the impact of shoot ’em up video games on the brain – everything in moderation: ‪http://huff.to/Sq3Pgc   ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jan 

‪@Maqualan Hola Fernando, very kind of you to share your thoughts.. so exciting to hear that people are watching in Venezuela! Mucho gusto, J

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 21 Jan 

Mission impossible – genetic tweaking turns differentiated brain cell from 1 subtype to another (in vivo): ‪http://bit.ly/WwRFAj  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Jan 

Premature babies = smaller brains, but with right post-natal care neurodevelopment can work out just fine: ‪http://bit.ly/13MXmyr  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Jan 

Rodrigo Quian Quiora – the man who discovered a neuron dedicated to Maradona in his patient’s hippocampus: ‪http://bit.ly/SeCVI7  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 18 Jan 

Some thoughts on how to not get sucked in by winter sales ‪http://bit.ly/11Ck9yA  (I just don’t go into shops in the 1st place 😉 ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Jan 

The intoxicating influence of the casino environment on perceptions of risk and reward: ‪http://huff.to/Yc585K  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Jan 

How foods can affect moods via the enteric nervous system (gut’s very own system of 100,000,000 neurons): ‪http://ind.pn/13IuGqq   ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Jan 

Dietary choline during pregnancy shows promise in reducing risk of offspring developing ‪#schizophrenia: ‪http://bit.ly/Ybw2KY  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 17 Jan 

@uberpatzer Translation: “Some rare people in their 80’s have memories as good as most people’s is in their 50’s and 60’s – now we know why”

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Jan 

More von Economo neurons in anterior cingulate may account4certain octogenarians extraordinary memories: ‪http://bit.ly/X6LNvZ    ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Jan 

‪@GabyMatthewman I know quite a lot about neuroscience-informed mechanisms of overeating,but not so much about undereating..interesting post!

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Jan 

Disorientation often tell-tale sign of Alz because early entorhinal cortex damage may impair “grid cells”: ‪http://bit.ly/WIb27W  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 16 Jan 

Predictions about future directions for using digital technologies to aid the brain: ‪http://huff.to/VJcsn0  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen ‪#In

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Jan 

A nice little synopsis of recent advances in the acute treatment and long term rehabilitation for stroke: ‪http://bit.ly/W6ZdcQ   ‪#neuroformed

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.     Micah Allen ‏‪@neuroconscience 15 Jan 

Fisher-Price Synesthesia ‪http://bit.ly/11wIINd 
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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Jan 

Don’t bribe your kids into good behaviour: ‪http://nyti.ms/UNuBMg  My dad used: “spinach makes you smile” Hard as I tried to prove him wrong…

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.     David Bradley ‏‪@sciencebase 15 Jan 

A good memory for Face(book)? ‪http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-01/uow-nfa011513.php … ‪#hmmm

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 15 Jan 

Anecdotal suspicions of cognitive decline and memory problems at menopause confirmed by recent research: ‪http://fxn.ws/13yOQUI  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jan 

se souvenir (Fr.) – “to remember” ¦ Souvenaid – a milkshake claiming to improve memory in mild dementia: ‪http://huff.to/RSF9N4   ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jan 

Unlikely-sounding relationship between rainfall and incidence of hydrocephalus (water on brain) in Uganda: ‪http://bit.ly/SxKOtu  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 14 Jan 

This is your brain on Shakespeare: ‪http://bit.ly/Sss4vs  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Jan 

I’d love to see an MRI of ‪#langlang‘s brain to take a look at his “omega sign motor cortex” -must be huge: ‪http://bit.ly/UbXALB  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Jan 

Slowly but surely we’re starting to understand mechanism by which T cells orchestrate their attack on myelin in ‪#MS: ‪http://bit.ly/TP5IT8 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Jan 

If you want to do something about massive waste of fresh foods: ‪http://bit.ly/WSWmTK  Then get your veggies from ‪@FarmDrop ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 11 Jan 

Premature baby’s brains appear to grow slower due to earlier than usual exposure to breathable oxygen: ‪http://bit.ly/XRXkpF  ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jan 

Rubbish with numbers? Maybe your intraparietal sulcus needs some Prof Butterworth brain training: ‪http://bit.ly/11gXckd  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jan 

Desorption ElectroSpray Ionization soon to help surgeons better discern edges of brain tumours: ‪http://bit.ly/13liziW  ‪#neuroformed ‪#cancer

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 10 Jan 

How to promote your EEG-controlled computer game in a noisy exhibition hall w/ 150,000 delegates? Cue inflatable igloo: ‪http://bit.ly/UMnNE0 

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Jan 

Concerns about cognitive enhancers hit world stage: ‪http://bit.ly/UWCce6  I won’t lose sleep over this particular “arms race” ‪#neuroformed

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.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Jan 

Animal studies suggest that brain benefits of exercise wear off quickly-so keep up the new regime: ‪http://nyti.ms/UVluM6  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen

 

.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 9 Jan 

Funny how much more sure non-neuroscientists (like Ray Kurtzweil) are about how brains work than most neuroscientists: ‪http://bit.ly/ZFZzwA 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Jan 

Virtual autopsies – establishing cause of death without having to cut anyone open, using several scanning technologies: ‪http://bit.ly/VydD5M 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Jan 

Cox filling Attenborough shoes for ‪#BBC Nature from now on,it seems: ‪http://bit.ly/WtViYa  Perpetual beatific smile, even when petrified 😉

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.    BrainFacts.org ‏‪@Brain_Facts_org 8 Jan 

Neuroscientist Janet Zadina turned to science to address reading problems in children. Read her full story: ‪http://ow.ly/gB7ms  ‪#teachers

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Jan 

Check this clever visual illusion. How’s it done? My guess: high frequency strobe lighting: ‪http://ind.pn/11bdafO  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 8 Jan 

2clever2survive: unintentionally funny HuffPost article in which neuroscientist argues our big brains are maladaptive: ‪http://huff.to/109Yle3 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jan 

To fully understand why TV hosts shouldn’t hand politicians lists of suspected paedophiles – rent this remarkable film: ‪http://imdb.to/wjqw5H 

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jan 

The inexorable growth of the global market peddling digital products that improve *brain health*: ‪http://huff.to/ZgEqEh 

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.    Keith R Laws ‏‪@Keith_Laws 7 Jan 

From Mind Pops to Hallucinations ‪http://bit.ly/REFC1J  Our recent paper (free) on Mind Pops in schizophrenia & depression
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jan 

Mind-bogglingly brilliant paper on adolescent depression uniting ‪#psychiatry ‪#psychology & ‪#neuroscience : ‪http://1.usa.gov/UvlbF8  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jan 

‪@culturengine Real life ‪#neuroforming in action – everything your brain needs to get firing on all cylinders; guinea pigs – I salute you…

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jan 

(…and I have tremendous staying power when it comes to perservering through even really bad pop science books)

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jan 

Shrink blogs about gaping flaws in Jill Bolte Taylor’s book -the only pop sci book I couldn’t bear2finish: ‪http://huff.to/XcwUe4  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 7 Jan 

Wellcome Trust launches blog written by variety of neuroscientists to give sense of breadth of research: ‪http://bit.ly/107R2DF  ‪#neuroscience

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Jan 

The age of the cyborg has arrived – get used to it: ‪http://huff.to/YmPvmJ   ‪#neuroformed ‪#neuroscience

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.    Alexis C. Madrigal ‏‪@alexismadrigal 4 Jan 

Could human enhancement turn soldiers into weapons that violate international law? Yes. ‪http://bit.ly/Z3W3af 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Jan 

‪@nabomita_smiles ‪@gautam_k_ ‪@Chaitanya_13 Thanks for the endorsement… glad you like what you read in my year’s worth of ‪#braintweet

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Jan 

I was inspired to do neuroscience when a magazine like this appeared in my biology A-level lesson in ’95: ‪http://bit.ly/VnFsh1  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 4 Jan 

A surprisingly good article about the impact of digital technology on the human brain: ‪http://on.ft.com/UMgUkj  ‪#neuroformed ‪#neuroscience

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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 Jan 

Staying focused at work… never heard of David Rock before but these three tips ain’t bad: ‪http://bit.ly/U8i6Qy  ‪#neuroformed ‪#BeATen ‪#In

.     Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 Jan 

Eye blinks activate default mode network & deactivate dorsal attention networks when world is least interesting: ‪http://bit.ly/X2xYkO  ‪#neuro

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.     Graham Davey ‏‪@GrahamCLDavey 3 Jan 

Let crying babes lie: Study supports notion of leaving infants to cry themselves back to sleep ‪http://bit.ly/VxsTiU 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 3 Jan 

Dopamine: driving consumption, addiction & even motivation – courtesy of the CBC: ‪http://bit.ly/UkCSHj  ‪#neuroscience ‪#neuroformed

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.    Danny Penman ‏‪@DrDannyPenman 3 Jan 

Kind hearted childred are happier & more popular (BBC) ‪http://ow.ly/gu8nJ 
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 Jan 

Time perception influenced not just by memory& attention but also emotional state& dopamine: ‪http://bit.ly/10IOXNv  ‪#neuroformed ‪#neuroscience

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.    Julia Anderson ‏‪@BioLecturer 2 Jan 

BBC News – Young ‘cannot cope with daily life’ ‪http://bbc.in/S47525  <- I hope all my students know that they can talk to me about *anything*
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.    Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 Jan 

A reasonably well-balanced article on aims, abilities&tools of ‪#neuromarketing finds its way in2the press: ‪http://bit.ly/ZRIuAQ  ‪#neuroformed

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.    Chris Chambers ‏‪@chrisdc77 2 Jan 

This wonderful interview w/ David Attenborough reminds me why he was such an inspiration to me growing up ‪http://www.newstatesman.com/sci-tech/sci-tech/2012/12/david-attenborough-life-measured-heartbeats …
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Jack Lewis ‏‪@DrJackLewis 2 Jan 

Fructose poor at reducing activity in brain feeding centres (hypothalamus) = stay hungry: ‪http://bit.ly/10KZU10  ‪#neuroforming ‪#neuroscience

 

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