Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Neuroscience breakthrough, next-level watch news, a celebration of Mexican craft and more from around the web

Neuroscientists Observe The Formation of a Memory in a Living Brain A team of scientists from the University of Southern California watched zebra fish forming “fearful” brain memories, an observation that revealed a complex system of synaptic rewiring. The neuroscientists witnessed this overhaul of connections through imaging under a microscope, where memories blossomed in a fluorescent green color. This breakthrough, which, according to Wired, supports …

Residencia PATRÓN Invites Guests To Celebrate Mexican Craft Culture

Curated by Fabiola Zamora and Danaé Salazar, founders of the Mexico City-based independent fashion magazine Revista 192, Residencia PATRÓN is a two-day immersive pop-up in NYC that celebrates the convergence of Mexican craft culture and modern luxury. Within the enchanting ticketed event, five installations—from the likes of ceramics designer Perla Valtierra to handcrafted accessory brand Aurelia’s founders, Andrea, Paula and Magdalena de la Torre Suárez—epitomize …

The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust’s First-Ever In-Person Halloween Event, Gorey 849

At NYC's Hotel Eventi, the macabre author and illustrator's work came to life

For those even loosely familiar with Edward Gorey‘s particular style of macabre mastery, all pen-and-ink works by the illustrator and author are easy to identify. Frequently haunting and oftentimes delightfully absurd, Gorey’s iconography has appeared in hundreds of books—his own (like The Gashlycrumb Tinies) and by other famous writers (including HG Wells’ War of the Worlds and TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)—and even …