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Kids Science Experiments – Kids Senses – Eyes on the Ball

Kids Science Experiments – Kids Senses – Eyes on the Ball.

David Howes – Anthropology professor at Concordia University. Research Areas.

Anthropology of the Senses. How are our senses formed by culture? What is the world like to societies that emphasize touch or hearing rather than sight? This research explores the life of the senses in society. To a greater or lesser extent, every domain of sensory experience, from the sight of an artwork to the … Continue reading

Synaesthesia linked to a hyper-excitable brain – University of Oxford

Synaesthesia linked to a hyper-excitable brain Science | Health 17 Nov 11 Synaesthesia Applying tiny electric currents across the visual brain altered the experience of synaesthesia. ‘Hyper-excitability’ in regions of the brain may underlie synaesthesia, an unusual condition where some people experience a ‘blending of the senses’, Oxford University researchers suggest. The neuroscientists used some … Continue reading

Ryan Drum, PhD/Island Herbs

Ryan DrumRyan Drum, PhD has a BSc in Chemical Technology and a PhD in Botany (Phycology) from Iowa State University. While a NATO Scholar, he did postdoctoral studies on Cell Biology using the Electron Microscope and Microcine at the Universities of Bonn, Germany and Leeds, England. For 10 years he taught Botany and related subjects … Continue reading

New Insights on the Creative Brain | Psychology Today

New Insights on the Creative Brain | Psychology Today. New Insights on the Creative Brain Right brain good, left brain bad? Published on August 10, 2011 by Dan Goleman in The Brain and Emotional Intelligence “Right brain good, left brain bad.” That belief about creativity and the right and left hemispheres of the brain dates … Continue reading

Creativity, the Brain, and Evolution | Psychology Today

Creativity, the Brain, and Evolution Creativity: Adaptation or a byproduct of increased intelligence? Published on April 29, 2010 by John S. Allen, Ph.D. in Lives of the Brain We humans are a creative species. When we compare what we do and make with what other species do and make, it is self-evident that we are … Continue reading

Drain.The.Ocean – YouTube

      Digital ocean mapping and CGI technology vividly illustrate the mountains, plains, canyons and creatures of the deep as never seen before, revealing a world of almost unimaginable scale right here on Earth. The oceans cover three-quarters of our planet, hiding a whole other world beneath the waves. If we could pull an … Continue reading

Adam Smith (1723-1790) on mirror neurons and empathy

Adam Smith (1723-1790) on mirror neurons and empathy Nicolas Baumard Thursday, 23 June 2011 Blog, Nicolas’ Blog This post is part of a series on the ‘history of human sciences’. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday OK, I admit. Adam Smith never talked about mirror neurons. So why am I bringing this topic up? Because … Continue reading

CERN Faster Than Light – Is Time Travel Possible? – YouTube

CERN Faster Than Light – ls Time Possible? According to the European Organization for Nuclear Research located in Geneva on the Swiss-France border, they have measured a neutrino particle going 50-70 nanoseconds faster than the speed of light. According to Einstein’s Theory of relativity, this is not possible. According to Einstein’s E=MC2 theory, the faster … Continue reading

VS Ramachandran: The neurons that shaped civilization – YouTube