Our paper, ‘Decoding signal processing in thalamo-hippocampal circuitry: Implications for theories of memory and spatial processing’, is available for free download

Our paper, ‘Decoding signal processing in thalamo-hippocampal circuitry: Implications for theories of memory and spatial processing’ is available for a limited time via the link below. It is part of a special issue of Brain Research, entitled Brain and Memory: Old Arguments and New Perspectives, edited by Michel Baudrey and Gary Lynch. Brain Research  (2015), pp. 368-379… Read More

Dynamics of Place, Boundary and Object Encoding In Rat Anterior Claustrum – our latest paper available for download

We have a new paper which explores the functions of the claustrum – an anatomically substantial but largely unexplored and uninvestigated structure. Francis Crick, in his final paper, famously suggested that the claustrum had a ‘possible relationship to the processes that give rise to integrated conscious percepts’ (i.e. that it was responsible in some way for orchestrating the activity that gives rise to… Read More

The healthy ageing challenge – fantastic piece on the challenge of healthy aging from flipchartfairytales

The healthy ageing challenge – from flipchartfairytales (one of the most interesting blogs out there). Fantastic piece. Healthy ageing and the health behaviours that promote it are a huge challenge for the future. Our health systems need to interface with our city planners and many other actors to ensure our environments are designed to promote physical… Read More

US Government: ‘“Sleeping is a life-sustaining activity’. So deliberate sleep deprivation as a torture technique is…?

Federal Government Says It’s Unconstitutional to Ban Sleeping in Public (report in Time). The quoted documents state: “Sleeping is a life-sustaining activity — i.e., it must occur at some time in some place” And it is further suggested that it’s a violation of a person’s Eighth Amendment Rights under the US Constitution. So, a simple… Read More