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How sleep, practice and testing consolidate memory on Sharp Brains.
More on power naps from the Boston Globe.
Everyone wants leadership development, but what are leaders without followers? Harvard Business School's blog reviews the new book Followership by Barbara Kellerman.
And the wonderful Jonah Lehrer in "Grape Expectations: What wine can tell us about the nature of reality":
The human brain, research suggests, isn't built for objectivity. The brain doesn't passively take in perceptions. Rather, brain regions involved in developing expectations can systematically alter the activity of areas involved in sensation. The cortex is "cooking the books," adjusting its own inputs depending on what it expects.