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Carnival of Evolution #38

The 38th edition of the Carnival of Evolution is up at the Sandwalk blog. It's the biggest edition of the Carnival of Evolution yet, with over 60 entries!

August 2, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Editor's Selections: Bayes, 3 Stooges, Intelligence, and Neurons

For those who might be new to my blog, one of my blogospheric roles is Psychology and Neuroscience Editor of ResearchBlogging.org. As part of my job, each week, I choose 3-4 of the best psychology and neuroscience posts from around the science blogosphere to highlight.Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week...

August 2, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Sunday Photoblogging: Barcelona

I'm back! I hope you all enjoyed the guest posts while I was gone. In case you missed any, here they are:Learning from Domesticated FoxesWith Pets Like These, Who Needs People?What It Takes to be the Ocean's Top PredatorSeeing the Monkey in the MirrorLet's Educate Kids About AnimalsHere are a few from the first set of photos from the trip...

July 31, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Guest Post! Learning from Domesticated Foxes

Editor's Note: While I'm on vacation, I've arranged a series of guest posts from other writers who routinely cover animal behavior and cognition. Today's post, about my favorite domesticated foxes, comes from The Dog Zombie who blogs at The Dog Zombie...

July 29, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Guest Post: With Pets Like These, Who Needs People?

Editor's Note: While I'm on vacation, I've arranged a series of guest posts from other writers who routinely cover animal behavior and cognition. Today's post, about the benefits of having pets around, comes from Melanie Tennenbaum who blogs at PsySociety...

July 27, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Guest Post! Seeing the Monkey in the Mirror

Editor's Note: While I'm on vacation, I've arranged a series of guest posts from other writers who routinely cover animal behavior and cognition. Today's post, about the controversial mirror self-recognition test in primates, comes from the blogger at Serious Monkey Business...

July 22, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Guest Post! Let's Educate Kids About Animals

Editor's Note: While I'm on vacation, I've arranged a series of guest posts from other writers who routinely cover animal behavior and cognition. Today's post, about the benefits of exposing children to animals, comes from Lauren Reid who blogs at Phylogenetic Tree Hugger...

July 19, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Welcome to The Thoughtful Animal!

Welcome to new and old readers alike to The Thoughtful Animal , version 2.0!I'm extremely thrilled to be one of the inaugural bloggers on the new Scientific American Blogging Network ...

July 5, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Monday Photoblogging: Before and After

This weekend saw a trip to the boardwalk and beach in Santa Monica. There are often sailboats out on weekends, and I was hoping to get some good shots with my new telephoto zoom lens.

July 4, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Google+ for the Blogger and Researcher

I’m on Google+. After a couple days of playing with it, I haven’t quite identified what it is for, or at least how I’m going to use it differently from twitter or facebook, but so far I am generally impressed – it’s easy, intuitive, and fast...

July 2, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Monday Photoblogging: Old LA Zoo

The LA Zoo wasn’t always in as nice a facility as it is now. The “old” LA zoo was built in 1912 and was in use until 1965, when it moved to its current location just a couple miles away in a different area of Griffith Park...

June 27, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Fido Might Not Know What You Do and Do Not See

You’ve probably had a conversation that goes something like this: Person A: “My dog is sooooo amazing!” You: “I mean, dogs are awesome and all, but what’s so amazing about this particular dog?” Person A: “He just understands me...

June 16, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman
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