From Bayesian Behavior Lab
As in every office, we occasionally send links around. Sometimes those links end up on this page -- there's no rhyme or reason why they do or don't, really... Anyway, you're about to waste a fair bit of time if you seriously scroll down. Enjoy!
Whose views most mirror yours? http://www.isidewith.com might be interesting to you...
Mariano Rivera — bimodal pitching: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/06/29/magazine/rivera-pitches.html
The WEIRD Bias: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?aid=7825833
300 actions-per-minute in Starcraft: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2010/07/excellence-of-execution-video-of-starcraft-mastery.ars?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss
Double Vision: Parsing Images That Trick Our Brain: http://www.wired.com/medtech/health/magazine/17-05/st_alphageek
3min documentary on infant motor learning and rehab: http://streetbonersandtvcarnage.com/blog/street-carnage-films-presents-sophie-can-walk/
Quantum Pseudo-Telepathy in game theory: http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0306042
David Mackay's new book on energy consumption is also available for Free! online: http://www.withouthotair.com/
Banjo used in brain surgery: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7665747.stm
List of animals by number of neurons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_animals_by_number_of_neurons
PDF Stock Market Behavior Predicted by Rat Neurons.
Synergies, Bah: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GNzBFnUAdo
Putt Probabilities: http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/06/18/putt-probabilities/
Bio-motion Demo: http://www.biomotionlab.ca/Demos/scrambled.html
Two-envelope paradox: http://consc.net/papers/envelope.html
Monty Hall problem applied to psychology: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/08/science/08tier.html
Context-Free Grammar for Generating Papers: http://pdos.csail.mit.edu/scigen/
High Dynamic Range Pictures: http://www.flickr.com/groups/japanhdr/pool/
Collective attention (using data from digg): http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/0704916104v1
Here's a cool visual illusion: http://www.patmedia.net/marklevinson/cool/cool_illusion.html
from some random guy at UCL: http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/d.quercia/
Savant-like numerosity skills revealed in normal people by magnetic pulses. Snyder, A. and Bahramali, H. and Hawker, T. and Mitchell. Perception (2006).
Software (for Matlab)
Here are some cool people in fields that interest us. Note: This list is in no way complete. We have a lot of collaborators -- if you've collaborated with us and want a link here, let us know!
Links to organizations we're a part of