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[23 Dec 12: 13:20]
Inbox zero! I don't even remember the last time I could say that!

[06 Aug 12: 14:21]
Phew! Done with nine 20min oral exams, three more to go. To be continued tomorrow...

[14 Oct 11: 11:45]
Just received an email from a computer science student - with an AOL email address?

[03 Jul 11: 22:26]
Google citation alerts suck: I just found out by accident I rolled over h-index of 13 and 500 citations

[21 May 11: 18:14]
6.15pm: Does god have Alzheimer? No #rapture in Europe...

[01 May 11: 11:31]
w00t! Just been invited to present at OKCon 2011! #OKCon2011


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Dark energy in the brain?
What? There's "dark energy" in the brain? Not in mine I hope! Actually, it's not as bad as it sounds. There is an article out now in the journal Science (requires subscription, get the gist here), where the author ...[more]
spontaneous activity   output/input   behavior   dark energy   brain   fMRI   Raichle   humans   
Posted on Wednesday 29 November 2006 - 09:44:59

"Dark Energy" in the brain accounts for human behavioral variability
For the last year or so there's been much talk about the fact that the brain apparently spends up to 99% of its energy on apparently useless, task-unrelated activity. Nobody knew what these activity fluctuations were goo...[more]
spontaneous activity   output/input   behavior   dark energy   brain   fMRI   Raichle   humans   
Posted on Friday 05 October 2007 - 16:11:24

New on spontaneity

I gave the entire 'spontaneity' section a revamp. It's now just a short text providing some general background linking together the three publications concerning the ability of all animals to generate spontaneous behavio...[more]
spontaneity   spontaneous behavior   spontaneous activity   free will   actions   responses   active   
Posted on Sunday 17 April 2011 - 12:49:17

Behavioral Freedom and Decision-Making in Flies - an Evolutionary Precursor of 'Free Will'?

This July I will be speaking with this title at the University of Québec at Montréal summer institute "The Evolution and Function of Consciousness". With me will be such luminaries as Daniel Dennett, Antonio Damasio, Wo...[more]
free will   indeterminism   spontaneous activity   behavioral freedom   UQAM   
Posted on Thursday 17 May 2012 - 00:40:23

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