Decision-Making: A New Distribution of Tasks in Our Prefrontal Cortex?

Decision-Making: A New Distribution of Tasks in Our Prefrontal Cortex?

Summary: Study reveals how specific tasks are distributed to different areas within the prefrontal cortex to help with decision-making processes. Source: Paris Brain Institute The “Motivation, Brain and Behavior” team, co-directed by Mathias Pessiglione (Inserm) at the Paris Brain Institute, proposes in a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience a new approach to understand how our … Read more

Watch Hideaki Anno Play Ultraman In Shin Ultraman Mocap Reel

Watch Hideaki Anno Play Ultraman In Shin Ultraman Mocap Reel

Hideaki Anno seems to just be doing whatever the hell he wants after he finally wrapped up Neon Genesis Evangelion (for now, at least). He got to make an Ultraman movie and he’s now directing a Kamen Rider one, letting him live out creating a new chapter for two of his lifelong superhero obsessions. And it turns … Read more

‘American Idol’ Album Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her Latest Grammy With Sweet Post

‘American Idol’ Album Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her Latest Grammy With Sweet Post

Since winning American Idol in 2005, Carrie Underwood has released nine studio albums, 29 singles, and won over the hearts of millions of fans. Now, everyone’s favorite American Idol alumna just snagged her eighth Grammy! The “Denim & Rhinestones” singer posted a selfie to her 11.5 million Instagram followers holding her newest Grammy for Best … Read more

‘Yellowstone’ Just Announced Major News With a Legendary Kevin Costner Instagram Post

‘Yellowstone’ Just Announced Major News With a Legendary Kevin Costner Instagram Post

Taylor Sheridan’s Yellowstone franchise may be set in the U.S. during different time periods, but the drama’s fandom spans far and wide beyond Montana’s borders. While fans of the Paramount Network series continue counting down the days until Yellowstone season 5 premieres later this fall, folks across the pond can now start catching up on … Read more

Book review: In fictional ‘Oslo, Maine,’ a musical couple from away collides with the locals

Book review: In fictional ‘Oslo, Maine,’ a musical couple from away collides with the locals

There’s a whole genre of “real Maine” novels, and I enjoy and treasure books that explore that familiar territory. Two I especially like are Carolyn Chute’s “The Beans of Egypt, Maine” and Margaret Dickson’s “Maddy’s Song.” Both are far-reaching, honest and engaging. Both bring forth real truths and ideas. Based on the laudatory cover blurbs … Read more

Britney Spears’ dad struck a deal with TriStar Entertainment so they could profit from the singer, lawyer says

Britney Spears’ dad struck a deal with TriStar Entertainment so they could profit from the singer, lawyer says

Britney Spears’ lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, has said that the singer’s former business manager is lying about his involvement in Jamie Spears’ 13-year conservatorship of the famous singer and that he is refusing to provide critical documents about his conduct. Someone is clearly lying TMZ obtained legal documents filed by Rosengart, in which he says that … Read more

Pedestrian killed in Toronto collision identified

Pedestrian killed in Toronto collision identified

The pedestrian who was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver in downtown Toronto on Canada Day has been identified by his family, remembering him as someone with a great sense of humour and a “huge heart.” Twenty-six-year-old Gregory Girgis was one of two pedestrians hit during a multi-vehicle collision at Wellington Street and … Read more

Review announced into management at Launceston hospital in wake of damning commission of inquiry evidence

Review announced into management at Launceston hospital in wake of damning commission of inquiry evidence

The Tasmanian government has announced it will immediately be conducting a review into child safety and the management of complaints at the Launceston General Hospital. Key points: The review will be carried out despite the Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings still running The announcement of … Read more