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The View from Within

One would think it’s always cozy. I personally don’t know a quantum self who feels this way. Even the most level headed, successful person is wracked with negativity, self-loathing-doubt-hate. 252 more words

Brain

Alzheimer’s

Anti-inflammatory drug reverses memory loss in Alzheimer’s-disease-model mice

Agree with Erik – the precise mechanism is important.

Woodrow Monte has done a lot of very good science on the dietary model of Alzheimer’s, which works. 204 more words

Philosophy

Ideapod - Consciousness

What is consciousness? An Ideapod survey

This is a really complex topic.

It seems that consciousness is a loosely defined terms that means different things to different people. 454 more words

Ideas

When a sign becomes a (wrong) symbol

Signs become symbols all the time. What you want to be careful about is wrongly making signs into symbols.

A sign is a simple element of thought or communication. 352 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Metacognition improves memory retrieval

In this post I am going to argue that strong metacognitive awareness of one’s own intentionality in real-time translates into better and more accurate memory retrieval. 314 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Why Ask?

Because chances are, we don’t know as much as we think we know – about ourselves and others, about the world at large, and especially about communicating collaboratively with other species. 819 more words

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