Monthly Archives: October 2013

Five Surprising Ways Oxytocin Shapes Your Social Life

Oxytocin is not exactly what it is supposed to be. It has the reputation of being the “love hormone” or the “cuddle drug.” But it’s more like the “clique” hormone–everyone inside the social group is wonderful, but woe to outsiders. … Continue reading

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Opinion: How to Give Better Talks | The Scientist Magazine

My colleague Dave Rubenson outlines the sins of scientist presenters and gives advice on how to improve scientific presentations. For me the key point is this: Realize that a slide presentation is not a journal article. Slide presentations can stimulate … Continue reading

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