A root of language in fruit flies (PDF)
The human language-related FOXP2 gene and its orthologue in flies, dFoxP, share their function in a specific form of motor learning, operant self-learning.
Deep Impact (PDF)
The unintended consequences of journal rank suggest abandoning journal publishing in favor of a modern scholarly communication system.
Open Science: Buridan's Paradigm (PDF, companion PDF)
A simple behavioral experiment as a test case for open science: data collection/analysis software as well as all raw data are freely available.
Spontaneous actions (PDF)
An invited review about the evolutionary roots of free will, largely presenting data on spontaneous actions and decision-making in invertebrates.
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