A recent study claims that brain scans reveal social exclusion makes someone more likely to become a Jihadist. This is a very bizarre claim, way beyond the limits of the technology says Dean Burnett.Read More
Category: Brain Yapping
Dr Dean Burnett is a neuroscientist, author and stand up comedian. He is the author of the international best -sellers The Idiot Brain and The Happy Brain. Brain Yapping presents a wry look at the neuropsychological aspects of the latest science and news. He is on Twitter at @garwboy
A recent large population study claims to conclusively prove that male and female brains are different. Of course, it does no such thing. As such, Dr Dean Burnett is quite annoyed.Read More
Tissue of lies: were Kleenex right to drop the ‘Mansize’ label? Do men actually need their own dedicated tissues? Dr Dean Burnett sees what the science says in this pressing issue.Read More
If prominent scientists are supposed to be superior intellects, why do they so often start spouting utter bilge, sometimes in self-destructive ways? Dr Dean Burnett investigates.Read More
The human memory can be unreliable so does this mean that we should be discounting Professor Ford’s recall of the events from her youth? No. For several reasons, we too believe her. The latest from Dr Dean Burnett.Read More
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