Category Archives: Neurons

Mirror Neurons

Neuroscientific evidence suggests that one basic entry point into understanding others’ goals and feelings is the process of actively simulating in our own brain the actions we observe in others. This involves the firing of neurons that would be activated … Continue reading

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VS Ramachandran: The neurons that shaped civilization

VS Ramachandran: The neurons that shaped civilization | Video on TED.com Neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran outlines the fascinating functions of mirror neurons. Only recently discovered, these neurons allow us to learn complex social behaviors, some of which formed … http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/vs_ramachandran_the_neurons_that_shaped_civilization.html Dialogos … Continue reading

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Igniting Neurons:Time Travel

Life must be understood backwards; but… it must be lived forward.Soren Kierkegaard The image illustrates the Wayback machine from the Mr. Peabody and Sherman segment of the Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoon. The image supports the article on the subject: Wayback … Continue reading

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The Edge World Question Center:

Evidently, something powerful had happened in my brain.FRANK WILCZEK So this year….. WHAT SCIENTIFIC CONCEPT WOULD IMPROVE EVERYBODY’S COGNITIVE TOOLKIT? The term ‘scientific”is to be understood in a broad sense as the most reliable way of gaining knowledge about anything, … Continue reading

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The Synapse of the Wondering Mind

Click here for Penrose’s Seminar While trying to organize my thoughts about the title of this blog entry, it becomes apparent to me that the potential of neurological transposition of electrical pulses is part of the function of the physical … Continue reading

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Self-organization

Self-organization From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Self-organization is the process where a structure or pattern appears in a system without a central authority or external element imposing it. This globally coherent pattern appears from the local interaction of the elements … Continue reading

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On Memory

Today is my 1000th post. I began here in November of 2004. It has been a good time of learning and being propelled forward by other blog posters and blog commentators.  It has been a wonderful journey in terms of … Continue reading

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Mandalas as Mind Maps

While I respect Carl Jung and his thought on the personality, it would have made more sense to me that at death “perfection would be as best the soul is in it’s attempts.” To discover, one’s nature and recognize that … Continue reading

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Window Into the Mind

As we increase our knowledge of the genetic, neural and cognitive aspects of synaesthesia, we will find that we are beginning to understand the brain more completely. Researchers may wish that they possessed synaesthesia, but being able to explore a … Continue reading

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Below the Surface is a Pattern

Stephen Hawking: However, by using “matter/antimatter annihilation”, velocities just below the speed of light could be reached, making it possible to reach the next star in about six years. While I presented the “break through in propulsion system” used for … Continue reading

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