Suzana Herculano-Houzel

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Acting as another requires self-suppresion

I wrote here recently that the brain in a creative state stops self-policing and lets itself be carried away by its own baggage accumulated throughout ...
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Yes, I have special needs!

What a wonderful thing to recognize that I like to joke that autistic adults like me need adult supervision, but it’s great when we remember ...
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When playing loses its fun

Jonathan Schaeffer, a computer games expert at the University of Alberta in Canada, has just proved, after 18 years of mathematical calculations, that the game ...
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No, everybody is NOT a little bit autistic

Are you “normal”? Probably yes, and for a very simple reason: mathematically, about 90% of the population is “normal” for every characteristic that can be ...
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Weed does harm, too

Magazines keep rehashing articles about marijuana, always with a defensive tone, ignoring the ever-increasing evidence: “marijuana is not bad for you”. The worst thing is ...
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