The Martinos Center's Lisa Feldman Barrett challenges the reliance on essentialism in the study of emotions in this New York Times Op Ed.
Zeynep Saygin image featured in WBUR's Brain Matters
We missed this one last month but it's too good to let it go by. A June 12th post on Boston's WBUR's website ("Brain Images: New Techniques And Bright Colors") highlighted images showing some of the cutting-edge techniques scientists are using to explore the trillions of connections between neurons in the human brain. Among them: A map of nerve fibers obtained by the the Martinos Center's Zeynep Saygin using the MRI technique diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI). See, and read about, this and other images here.