Email is evil* (because the cognitive tax it imposes is currently too high)

Email has become dysfunctional as a communication tool. Another morning, and another 50 overnight emails, with another 100 or so to arrive during the day. And there’s nothing special about me in this regard. Email harvesting and sales of email distribution lists is big business these days. You hire a car, or search for a… Read More

Deep layer prefrontal cortex unit discharge in a cue-controlled open-field environment in the freely-moving rat.

Take-home message: Prefrontal unit discharge principally reflects ongoing behavioural activity – what the rat was attending to or doing, rather than spatial position. Thus, prefrontal units show mixed responsivity, rather than a simple and single correlate. [Download the paper] Deep layer prefrontal cortex unit discharge in a cue-controlled open-field environment in the freely-moving rat. Behav Brain… Read More