Jason Goldman selects several notable posts each week from Psychology and Neuroscience. He blogs at The Thoughtful Animal.
- What should you talk about on your first date if you want a second? Not films, apparently. Find some answers at the B Good Science Blog.
- There is a period between “clinical death” and “brain death” called the “gap period,” during which a person may not be breathing or have a pulse — but still has (diminishing) neurological function. It is during this time that they might have what is called a “near death experience.” Learn about it at The Genealogy of Religion blog.
- There’s good research on how teenagers perform on their homework. Over at BPS Research Digest, find out how they feel about their homework.