“Military doctors have added a new technique to their arsenal of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Neurofeedback, a therapy that practitioners claim can reboot the brain’s neural networks, has been introduced at several bases, VA clinics and even in … Continue reading
Very pleasant talk and person: Prof. Anton Zeilinger (experimental physicist) speaking in a very relaxed and easy-to-follow way about entanglement, quantum teleportation, qbits etc.
I liked this video and Mark Robert Waldman speaking about the importance and influence of meditating on (your personal) big idea(s).
“Dr David Eagleman considers some emerging questions relating to law and neuroscience, challenging long-held assumptions in criminality and punishment and predicting a radical new future for the legal system.” I found it relatively interesting from minute 26 onwards, speaking about: … Continue reading
I really enjoyed listening to this 2-hour-roundtable-talk/discussion of 2007, between Ned Block, Richard Haier, Joseph LeDoux, Patrick McGrath, Craig Piers and Gianfranco Basti. I found it somewhat hard to listen to (and to follow) Giancarlo Basti, whom I nevertheless regard … Continue reading
“Your memory is just as good as your last memory.” LeDoux speaking (shortly) about the inhibition of the memory consolidation process, the possiblity to erase/manipulate memories and the ethical aspect of memory manipulation (mentioning, that our memories are permanently being”manipulated” … Continue reading
“Instead of using software we use biological processes.”
(start at min. 2) Talking about: 1. The invisible gorilla video (–> video is here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJG698U2Mvo (Gorilla is being seen (eye-tracking) but doesn’t reach level of consciousness; selective attention: “the problem is the amount of mind you have”) 2. Six … Continue reading
“Psychologists have found that thought patterns used to recall the past and imagine the future are strikingly similar.” (July 1, 2007) “Remembering your past may go hand-in-hand with envisioning your future!” “All the regions that we know are important for … Continue reading