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Confessions of an Alzheimer’s Patient

My name is Daniel. I am happily married to a wonderful woman called Barbara. I have two grandchildren. I have lived in Evanston all my life. 796 more words


The Bridge that could not..

I have heard it said “if you want friends, do not build walls, build bridges”. But if you have ever felt depressed or under stress, you may have noticed that you did not really feel very sociable.  824 more words

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Jiddu Krishnamurti on the Brains Conditioning

Where there is conditioning, there is no freedom. There cannot be love, there cannot be affection. It is imperative, absolutely essential for the future of humanity that we are concerned with the brain which is conditioned.

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The Brains Are Alive With the Sound of Music

Last weekend I attended a Sound of Music Singalong at the Music Box Theater in Chicago.  When I walked through the double doors into the theater, I was given a bag of goodies: plastic Edelweiss to hold up during the song, an invitation to the ball, and a popper that we were instructed to pop when Maria and Captain Von Trapp kissed for the first time.   908 more words


News On the March- vegetative state?

When doctors suspect that a patient might be in a “vegetative” state following a serious brain injury, they run a plethora of tests to confirm the diagnosis. 280 more words

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How Fancy Labels Fool Us: The Neuroscience Behind Bias

By: Caitlin Millett, 3rd year PhD candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program

The holiday season is fast approaching, and that means it’s time for gift buying. 1,228 more words


Nine Things A Journalist Should Never Write in a Neuroscience Listicle:

1) “Your Brain is Hard-wired for…”

Brains don’t have hardware and software; it’s all one squishy mess where the “wiring” is constantly changed by the activity. 307 more words