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Graham Perrin

Please Post Appropriate Content - 68 views

Apology I accidentally copied to this group four bookmarks that were intended for another group (a sandpit). A slip of the mouse whilst working with my own bookmarks. I have removed all four.

Borne Mace

Welcome - 43 views

Anyone interested in contributing or discussing information regarding the brain, it's function, modification, etc, is most welcome.

welcome

Gerald Carey

CEMM TBI - Interactive Brain - 33 views

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    Nice interactive overview of the main parts of the brain.
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    Excellent site. Thanks so much for sharing this.
Borne Mace

Get Smarter by Realizing You're Not That Great - 37 views

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    I'm guessing some of you find this interesting, but I'm probably wrong because I'm an idiot. :)
Wanda Terral

Nine Stubborn Brain Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked by Science - 30 views

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    Myth 1: Left-Brained People Are Organized, Right-Brained People Are Creative; Myth 3: You Only Use 10% of Your Brain; Myth 5: The Internet Is Making Us Dumber; Myth 7: Brain Games Make You Smarter; Myth 8: Your IQ Is Fixed and Stays the Same Throughout Your Life; Myth 9: Your Brain Works Better Under Pressure
Heather McQuaid

How cannabis causes 'cognitive chaos' in the brain - 17 views

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    brain waves get out of sync
Ronn Black

Khan Academy (Free Video courses on Math, Investing, science, etc) - 16 views

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    Free Video courses on Math, Investing, science, etc
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    Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan!
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    It sounds interesting :-)
Christel Smith

Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness - 24 views

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      Love this.  Ian has systematically compared mind/brain differences and similarities for the layman struggling with physics and some New Age deceits around this.  Thank You Ian.
thinkahol *

Being No One - The MIT Press - 15 views

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    According to Thomas Metzinger, no such things as selves exist in the world: nobody ever had or was a self. All that exists are phenomenal selves, as they appear in conscious experience. The phenomenal self, however, is not a thing but an ongoing process; it is the content of a "transparent self-model." In Being No One, Metzinger, a German philosopher, draws strongly on neuroscientific research to present a representationalist and functional analysis of what a consciously experienced first-person perspective actually is. Building a bridge between the humanities and the empirical sciences of the mind, he develops new conceptual toolkits and metaphors; uses case studies of unusual states of mind such as agnosia, neglect, blindsight, and hallucinations; and offers new sets of multilevel constraints for the concept of consciousness. Metzinger's central question is: How exactly does strong, consciously experienced subjectivity emerge out of objective events in the natural world? His epistemic goal is to determine whether conscious experience, in particular the experience of being someone that results from the emergence of a phenomenal self, can be analyzed on subpersonal levels of description. He also asks if and how our Cartesian intuitions that subjective experiences as such can never be reductively explained are themselves ultimately rooted in the deeper representational structure of our conscious minds.
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