I started blogging again after a couple of months hiatus (which I will blame on finishing up a manuscript whose intensity escaped me). Photo from A Beautiful Collection of Insects.
On the blog
This week I posted Eric Kandel’s article on the “new science of mind”, reviewed an article on a method for extracting social interactions that was applied to mice, and wondered about the behavioral effects of computational complexity on Nash equilibria.
Around other blogs
On the practicality of calculating evolutionary equilibria
A discussion of a classic paper that sits at the interface of ecology, evolution and behavior
On the sister blog
The breathing earth
Two minutes of Tom Waits pacing
I’m a sucker for tilt-shift images
Found in a stray browser tab: The Enigma of Amigara Fault
Haruki Murakami is probably not getting the Nobel Prize this year
Ivan The Terrible goes batshit crazy
A day in the life of a bench, and other illustrations
Movement of the magnetic poles
The History of US population growth
Why was Spinoza excommunicated?
The concept of negative concord