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Where was the Thought before we thought it?

“All that we are is a result of what we have thought” -BUDDHA

Experts estimate that the mind thinks between 60,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day. 613 more words


Do You Think Like The Top 2% Of The Population? http://ift.tt/1Y0ymSf


Music... is there more to it?

Have you ever heard music? Of course you have! What kind of question is that!(and if by any chance you haven’t, you are not human!) 320 more words


Downsampling (decimating) a brain surface

In the previous post, a method to display brain surfaces interactively in PDF documents was presented. While the method is already much more efficient than it was when it first appeared some years ago, the display of highly resolved meshes can be computationally intensive, and may make even the most enthusiastic readers give up even opening the file. 562 more words


Dominant Languages, Oldest Libraries, and the Brain Atlas

“One does not inhabit a country,” the Romanian philosopher Emile Cioran once pointed out, “one inhabits a language. That is our country, our fatherland, and no other.” Language is certainly one of the key delimiters that set humans apart. 655 more words


Beginnings and Endings...Part 3

It’s disorienting when the commentary people withhold can create more angst and fear than full disclosure.  But I wasn’t able or ready to process the implications of my Dr.’s reaction and obligingly made my way to the Lenox Hill emergency room.   378 more words

May 2016

Brain 'Heal Thyself': New Insight Into Schizophrenia

A new study using specialized MRI scans provides evidence that patients with schizophrenia actually possess the ability to reorganize and battle the mental illness . This is the first time that imaging scans have been employed to demonstrate the ability of the brain to actually reverse the devastating effects of schizophrenia. 488 more words

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