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Field of Dreams

Neuron farmers

Till the fields

Pruning dead pathways

Listening to the synaptic fire

In their crackles is heard

Memories of serotonin storms

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The Singularity may not be as close as you think

Ray Kurzweil didn’t invent the concept of the technological singularity, but his 2005 book The Singularity Is Near is the best known use of the term, and the obvious inspiration for the title of this lengthy blog post.  1,348 more words

Daily Doodle 48

What gets me is the fact that things change (such as WordPress) and then all of a sudden I have to start on a new learning curve having just mastered the last update.   546 more words

Good sleep promotes communication between your neurons (by inducing formation of new synapses).

A good night sleep is essential for refreshing oneself after a hectic day. It’s now known to us that sleep is essential not only for healthy body, but also for healthy mind. 490 more words

Brain Health

What is memory?

One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. – Gaston Bachelard

Thinking about memory is meta, but what is memory on a strictly physical level?

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