Brains Brains Brains

Brain in a BagPerhaps verging on the ghoulish today, but still a good reality check for all students of the mind/brain – whether amateur or professional:

A story from the NYT about the Cornell Brain Society founded in 1899 when collecting brains was cool.

And in case you want to a send a brain to them, here’s how to pack it for transport. If you are sending your own brain, please make sure beforehand that you no longer require it.

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Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and the author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". You can follow PsyBlog by email, by RSS feed, on Twitter and Google+.

Published: 26 May 2005

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