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31 days project: The Big Naked Pain and Brain Campaign: Day 7

Day 7 of The big Naked Pain and Brain Campaign – The pitfalls of modern medicine

Today – a clip from the Simpsons, there are so many wonderful references in this clip towards the failings of medical treatment for LBP. 200 more words


Links for Thinking

T.G.I.F. — or as someone recently corrected me, T.U.I.F, explaining, “If you want to thank anybody for Fridays and weekends, thank the unions. After all, God worked a 6-day week.” 359 more words


My brain is a jerk: sins of omission

Much of the ways my brain makes me look stupid and leaves me in the lurch has to do with what it randomly omits.

1. When I speak to someone, especially, it likes to blank out random words and especially names that  I should and do know. 626 more words


Human Exceptionalism Claims, from Yale and Kavli Inst. - of course

These claims seem contradicted by other experiments in motor control but here it is below.  Yale Seems firmly in the human exceptionalism camp as an institution and Kavli Institute funding the same.  361 more words

Brain And Behavior

Next Session Of The Ladder – March 14th: The Brain And Nervous System!

[Please note: this month’s Ladder will be at the Minneapolis Urban League – 2100 Plymouth Ave N. in north Minneapolis, right across from the UROC.  322 more words

Medical Mentorship

Method and madness

 Vitor Pordeus as Hamlet. Photo by Antonio Franco

Theatre provides stimulus for psychotic, schizophrenic and depressed patients, but can it improve their mental health?

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How luck works

You’re at the casino and you win big – a lucky fluke, divine intervention or inner smarts? The answer’s against the odds

by Carlin Flora… 776 more words