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When memories become physical

We all know what memories are, the events in our lives that are engraved in our mind’s eye. Or that is what we are told to believe, that it is the “mind’s eye” that captures it all. 712 more words



It is,
at winter’s finite edge,
that we glean the bent, palsied bloom,
somatic in its turn
toward Spring’s inevitable host.
John Biscello

Understanding Human Cellular Division


To understand mitosis and meiosis you need to know and understand the difference between two key pairs of terms.

If you understand these four terms and how they apply to human cells, you will understand human cell division. 542 more words

Sometimes my body rebels

It seems like every so often my depression decides to remind me that I’m not the only one steering the ship that is my body.  For the last three days I’ve felt quite dizzy for no obvious reason; I’m well hydrated, and I’m not doing anything differently.   210 more words


I was telling my partner about my primary comfort object from my childhood tonight, as I wound down in bed. He’s a long dog and was laying across our laps when I realized I don’t know if there is any other object in this world that I have so many somatic memories with, or anything I have even touched with my hands so much as him. 550 more words

When Crazy Looks Normal.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (specifically Somatic OCD) and General Anxiety Disorder…

My doctor says I have these. I take medication for them. Without those pills, what lies behind these freckles is a whole lot of messy, weepy, people-pleasing, number-counting, breath-holding… 1,754 more words

It's all about that (sea) bass

Infrasound, Motion Capture and Choreography at the HopBarn

Man, infrasound is sexy. Infrasound is sound which happens at incredibly low frequencies – at pitches lower than our ears’ and brain’s ability to hear them. 1,074 more words