The ultimate in Quantified Selfing?

The Quantified Brain may be the ne plus ultra of QSing. Only a neuroscientist on a Mission from God (and a really good insurance plan) would be getting twice-weekly MRIs and weekly blood tests for hormonal and gene activity levels. Russell Poldrack’s year-long self-study is to correlate his diet and moods, mental state and outdoor time with the scans and blood testing to capture the fluctuations in brain activity and networking–and his physical state. Example: his psoriasis flareups with increases in stress and changes in gene activity. Finally a bit of QSing that doesn’t have a hint of the faddish about it.  The Quantified Brain of a Self-Tracking Neuroscientist (MIT Technology Review)

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