brain new scientist relatedNew Scientist Magazine’s web site is now offering all 2008 online articles free – this includes its top ten in-depth articles on the brain.  These include several that are especially pertinant to language and learning, such as…

Does brain training really work?

The brain may be nothing but a (extremely complex) probability estimating machine.

A healthy memory depends on essential and effective forgetting.

What makes genius? – IQ?  Focus?  Language?  Brain symmetry?  This article explores these and other possible contributors to our notions of genius.