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Consciousness: Σκέψεις.

We all agree we are conscious beings. But what is consciousness? There are numerous Harmonia Philosophica articles about consciousness and …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 18, 2016

Where the brain retains memories

For the first time in the history of research, scientists were able to identify what they think are the places where memories are formed and stored our. Briefly, neurons working with information about who we are and about the things you've done or I'...
by Potent Scientia Est on Sep 30, 2016

As The Mind’s Mysteries Continue To Be Unraveled, Embellishment Is Part Of Our Mental Processing

Remember the Brian Williams controversy? The anchor of NBC News was pulled from his position when it was broadcast to viewers that he fibbed about being involved in heavy artillery fire during an Iraq war incident. Question is, was this... Read More...
by Renovating Your Mind on Aug 27, 2016

Surprising The Senses

If you were able to touch the wings of a dragonfly in flight one summer afternoon, would you be able to replicate the sensation of flying? Icarus not withstanding, intentionally directional weightlessness would be a welcome addition to our other sens...
by A Literary Engineer's Notebook on Jul 10, 2016

Monkey in Mind on Kindle

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Monkey-Mind-Fantasy-Adventure-Thought-ebook/dp/B01D3V69GG/Monkey in MindA high octane adventure of a Thought MonkeyThis is a tale about a Thought Monkey called Monkey Tell whose task it is to deliver thoughts to people and who...
by Creative Writing and Books on Mar 18, 2016

The Thought Monkey- Meet Monkey Tell

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Monkey-Mind-Fantasy-Adventure-Thought-ebook/dp/B01D3V69GG/Summary: Monkey in MindA high octane adventure of a Thought MonkeyThis is a tale about a Thought Monkey called Monkey Tell whose task it is to deliver thoughts to peopl...
by Humour, Ideas and Opinions on Mar 18, 2016

YOUR FEELINGS, MY BRAIN: They’re more connected than many of us would think

The following has been excerpted from Wired to Connect: The Surprising Link Between Brain Science and Strong, Healthy Relationships by psychiatrist Amy Banks, MD (with […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 4, 2016

Mirror neurons. One.

  Scientists have discovered that everyone can read minds. Through the mirror-neurons we all have, whenever we see someone doing …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jun 28, 2014

SIFF Sighting: FROM NEURONS TO NIRVANA: THE GREAT MEDICINES (Documentary; Canada)

When we think of psychedelic drugs, most of our minds go directly to the acid-tripping 60s. Timothy Leary, The Beatles, the beat poets—the gang's all there in our instant perceptions of what drugs like LSD can do to the human body.The doctors and s...
by Cinebanter on May 12, 2014

Cells change. Cells change?

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers created new nerve cells in the brains and spinal cords of living mammals without the …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Apr 4, 2014

Forgetting Is An Actively Controlled Process In The Brain

Neurons Patrick Hoesly on Flickr When it comes to maintaining sanity, forgetting is at least as important as remembering. Without it, the constant stream of stimuli--faces on the street, words read, items glanced at--would quickly overwhelm the mind.
by Cnet Analysis on Mar 14, 2014

What is Cognitive Neuroscience, Lesions, and Stereotaxic Surgery

Cognitive neuroscience is the study of brain structures and their related cognitive-behavioural function; a field that began in the 1930s. The main objects of field are understanding how the mind if created by the brain, understanding the link betwee...
by Cognitive Consonance on Jan 13, 2014

What happens in your brain when you set a goal that is seemingly too big and does not match your self-image?

If you are really serious about achieving greater financial success you must read and understand...
by I Am Infinite Eternal... on Nov 9, 2013

Basal Ganglia: Substance P

As mentioned in my last post on basal ganglia, the majority of the striatum consists of medium spiny neurons. These medium spiny neurons are GABAergic and organised based on the peptide they contain as well the dopamine receptors they contain. One th...
by Cognitive Consonance on Oct 31, 2013

Basal Ganglia: Substance P

As mentioned in my last post on basal ganglia, the majority of the striatum consists of medium spiny neurons. These medium spiny neurons are GABAergic and organised based on the peptide they contain as well the dopamine receptors they contain. One th...
by Cognitive Consonance on Oct 31, 2013

Basal Ganglia: Substance P

As mentioned in my last post on basal ganglia, the majority of the striatum consists of medium spiny neurons. These medium spiny neurons are GABAergic and organised based on the peptide they contain as well the dopamine receptors they contain. One th...
by Cognitive Consonance on Oct 31, 2013

How Your Brain Works and how to tap into your brain’s inherent genius to achieve your goals and dreams...

Your brain – that three-pound hunk of matter located between your ears – is the most sophisticated,...
by I Am Infinite Eternal... on Oct 29, 2013

The Striatum

The striatum is the largest collection of neurons in the basal ganglia. Composed of the caudate nucleus and putamen, the basal ganglia, as the name suggests, sits at the base of the cerebrum. It receives input from regions of the cerebral cortex, the...
by Cognitive Consonance on Oct 13, 2013

The Striatum

The striatum is the largest collection of neurons in the basal ganglia. Composed of the caudate nucleus and putamen, the basal ganglia, as the name suggests, sits at the base of the cerebrum. It receives input from regions of the cerebral cortex, the...
by Cognitive Consonance on Oct 13, 2013

The Striatum

The striatum is the largest collection of neurons in the basal ganglia. Composed of the caudate nucleus and putamen, the basal ganglia, as the name suggests, sits at the base of the cerebrum. It receives input from regions of the cerebral cortex, the...
by Cognitive Consonance on Oct 13, 2013


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