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Our sensory system has the ability to discriminate signals coming from visual, auditory, or somatosensory (touch) pathways, says Shubha Tole, associate professor and principal investigator, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in a chat with Sanchayan Bhattacharjee

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Repost: Consciousness, Big Data, and FIML

Modern neuroscience does not see humans as having a discrete consciousness located in a specific part of the brain. Rather, as Michael S. Gazzaniga says: 689 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Ideas that add up #127

Marketers use extrinsic values like social status to help sell cars or to encourage us to shop conspicuously. But many social marketers also advocate the use of such extrinsic appeals to drive environmentally-friendly behaviour. 454 more words

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Mirrors of the mind

This from ABC in OZ

In the early 90s an Italian team of neuroscientists reported a new class of brain cells in the macaque monkey. These mirror neurons responded just as well during the monkey’s own actions as when the monkey watched someone else performing similar actions.

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Philosophy Of Mind

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz: What veterinarians know that doctors don't | Talk Video | TED.com

What do you call a veterinarian that can only take care of one species? A physician. In a fascinating talk, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz shares how a species-spanning approach to health can improve medical care of the human animal — particularly when it comes to mental health. 28 more words

Focused Coaching

A signal-based model of psychology: part two

If we consider humans to be complex signaling systems or networks, then it is readily apparent that each human network signals within itself and also is connected by signals to other networks. 753 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

“Why great inventions need help," Eran Bashan - TEDxCQ in Belfast - YouTube

A few weeks ago Eran Bashan, a very interesting guy who happens to be both a former client of mine, and, the founder and CEO of a very innovative organization,sent me an email letting me know that he had recently had the chance to give a TED talk in Belfast.(See link below.) He told me that the talk is about “disruptive inventions, how you get them to be used, and why horses are useful.” 24 more words

Focused Coaching