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Making Scents of Fear

          "Don't smell of fear(??)!"

Many years ago, I had the pleasure to work as a research scientist in Germany.  I remember a profound discovery discussed in one of our lectures.  1,254 more words

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What is so special about the human brain?

August 6, 2014

The human brain is puzzling — it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. 27 more words

Mind & Brain

Why do people believe in the mind body problem?

“Why do people believe in the mind body problem?

I thought this was solved long ago”

My answer on Quora:

Here are a few reasons I can think of:

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Philosophy

Gender Minds

My wife and I are united in purpose, convictions and moral character.  We share values which are regarded as essential.  We love each other and grow in our love for each other.   3,701 more words

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DARPA taps Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory

July 16, 2014

The Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain to help restore memory, DARPA officials announced this week. 637 more words

Technology

Where are feelings felt? Here is an interesting article on emotional sensation.

This Map Shows Where You Feel Emotions

March 8, 2014 by Amanda Froelich

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True Activist.

More than just intriguing, this recently studied phenomena from  599 more words

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Is the mind the same as the brain?

Reductive materialism says everything can be traced back by purely material causes to material itself. This is the most common view in modern science and predominates among atheists, skeptics, humanists, and many agnostics. 2,283 more words

Apologetics