Sure, we write our own brain blog, but we also love to read them!
We think these sites represent 5 of the best brain blogs around. Let us know which ones we’re missing, in the comments or on Facebook!
5 Great Brain Blogs To Check Out
The Best Brain Possible
Who writes it: Debbie Hampton, survivor of a brain injury and suicide attempt
Why we love it: Debbie has tried dozens of treatments for her brain injury and transformed her life for the better. She shares her take on neuroplasticity research, treatments, and recovery in an accessible, honest, and always interesting way.
Who writes it: Steven L. Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde, who wrote Sleights of Mind
Why we love it: Anyone who’s fascinated by optical illusions and all the ways your brain can trick you will enjoy these posts about “illusions, delusions, and everyday deceptions.”
Who writes it: SharpBrains’ founder Alvaro Fernandez with several guest writers
Why we love it: Fernandez and his team are always on top of neuroscience research and especially the research and science of brain training, and focus on what’s been proven and what hasn’t.
Oliver Sacks Blog
Who writes it: Actually, not Oliver Sacks – but his support staff
Why we love it: It’s an interesting mix of Sacks’s personal, professional, and literary life, with photos, book recommendations, news, and opinions on mental health, mental illness, and his wonderful writing career.
Music Therapy Maven
Who writes it: Kimberly Sena Moore, a board certified music therapist (We like her so much, we’ve had her guest-blog here before)
Why we love it: It’s the go-to spot for the latest in music therapy and auditory research.
What did we miss? What’s your favorite brain blog?