Heavy mental. Joseph LeDoux is a neuroscientist at NYU (subscribers can read his Prospect article on the self and the brain here). He’s also chief singer-songwriter of rock band The Amygdaloids—sample song title: “Mind Body Problem.” Salon asks him how he started singing about synapses.
Talking it over. Our associate editor Alexander Linklater explores the past of our contributing editor Kamran Nazeer in the Guardian. If you’re interested in autism or Asperger’s syndrome, I’d also recommend Nazeer’s book “Send in the Idiots.”
Now you see it. Natalie Portman’s neuropsychology research.