Sunday soundbites

Should be get rid of university libraries?  Um.... hell no!

How will the US elections affect science funding? According to Nature, the outlook is a little grim. See also the analysis in Science.

Virtual Mentor has a fairly lucid article on potential concerns of using fMRI to determine the reliability of eye-witness testimony.

The Dana Foundation is updating its list of great books about the brain.

A great example of bad science journalism criticism can be found here, writing about media's response to new "computational marathoning" paper.

The Neurocritic sets the record straight on the Tetris-as-PTSD-prevention garbage.

Beautiful brain pictures over at The New Scientist.

Wired is "celebrating" the 75th anniversary of the lobotomy.