Magnet mistakes

This is just a short post on the many ways in which films and telly often get MRI wrong, and one thing that they tend to get right. Also, it is a good excuse to post a few interesting MRI videos. 1. The magnet is ALWAYS on. You don't turn on an MRI. Nor do … Continue reading Magnet mistakes


Reblog: undergraduate co-authors

There is a short blog post over at Dynamic Ecology on undergraduate co-authorship. Fortunately, there seems to be agreement that undergraduates can be authors, and that authorship should be determined based on contribution rather than rank (which, if reversed, would be a rather, well, rank system). What I find the most interesting, however, is the … Continue reading Reblog: undergraduate co-authors


Following my list of resources for fresh neuroscientists, I figured I'd share something for those interested in exploring neuroscience but not quite ready to pick up a textbook, namely¬†neurocomic. Neurocomic is a Wellcome Trust supported project that aims to explain neuroscience ideas to a lay audience using comics. The brainchild of neuroscientists Hana Ros (UCL) … Continue reading Neurocomic