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Layers

I continue the exploration of merging earth tones (particularly quinacridone nickel) with blues and purples in today’s watercolor.

With subsequent layers of glazes, and some lifting of pigments, I created a piece that is layered across the two dimensions of the paper, as well as in the third dimension. 30 more words

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Green Head

I bought a copy of Eric Kandel’s new book, Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging Two Cultures a couple of days ago. I’m very excited to read it, as I am an avid neuroscience reader and visual artist. 290 more words

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The possible risks to your brain of multi-tasking

by Dr. Travis Bradberry

You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. 641 more words

Brain

Neuroscience vs Art: Let’s talk across the divide

Can the messy richness of art be reduced to neuroscience? It’s not clear, but the various parties can at least agree on common ground. How art operates on brains is interesting but does not get us far in terms of the specificity of the art. 115 more words

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Small RNA identified that offers clues for quieting the “voices” of schizophrenia


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have linked disruption of a brain circuit associated with schizophrenia to an age-related decline in levels of a single microRNA in one brain region… 796 more words

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Computational Neuroscience/Neural Engineering

As I explore more of what I want to (computational neuroscience, neural engineering, software engineering, etc.) I’m finding out more about what can be done with what degrees. 273 more words

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Broken Curves

I was reading about a new book today, which I can’t wait to get. The author is Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize winning neuroscientist who wrote… 179 more words

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