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Father's Day in Neuroscience

Every year, on the third Sunday of June, we dedicate the day to showing appreciation for the male figures who have made countless contributions and sacrifices on our behalves. 394 more words

Dana Alliance For Brain Initiatives

Brain Books for Your Summer Reading List

“The brain has as many neurons as there are stars in the Milky Way.” –Nancy C. Andreasen M.D., Ph.D., Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives member… 528 more words

Dana Alliance For Brain Initiatives

Split Brains and Self-Deception

I recently attended a presentation of the Center for the Explanation of Consciousness at Stanford University. The speaker was Michael Gazzaniga, who directs the University of California at Santa Barbara’s SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind. 579 more words

National Geographic Features Split-Brain Pioneer

For more than fifty years, DABI member Michael Gazzaniga, Ph.D., has been working towards fostering our understanding of the human brain. During the summer of 1964, he worked under neurobiologist… 422 more words

Dana Alliance For Brain Initiatives

Reading through confusion

Right now there are several books dazed with how poorly I’m doing at giving them my attention. I still owe time to Oliver Sacks’, “Musicophilia”, I picked up on this book last week and I’m… 750 more words

Psychotherapy

The attention schema theory of consciousness deserves your...attention

Michael Graziano published a brief article in the New York Times on his attention schema theory of consciousness, which a number of my fellow bloggers have linked to and discussed.   1,336 more words

Science

Course Reflection #1: Economics, Society, and Development

One-page reflection: Relate today’s readings to socio-economic status. How do economics and society impact development?

This week our readings covered several topics: neurological and physical development…

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