I think, therefore I am

I think, therefore I am

There are several highly-ordered neurological representations of the surfaces of your body within a cortical region called "S1", which occupies...
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Pride in reading

Pride in reading

In an earlier blog, I recommended that you look at "Children of the Code" as a reference for gaining a...
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Red, red wine

Red, red wine

Alcohol is our best-studied neurotoxin. You can pickle a brain in booze. At somewhat lower concentrations that are quite easily...
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What’s in your DNA?

What’s in your DNA?

James B. Watson, the genetics pioneer, is the first individual in the history of the universe to have his DNA...
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A great resource for a general understanding of dyslexia, and its human and societal impacts

A great resource for a general understanding of dyslexia, and its human and societal impacts

David Boulton's "Children of the Code" is a wonderful, general resource for educating yourself, a class, a teaching staff, your...
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How can we help our brain-traumatized soldiers and vets?  Nancy raises a ‘call for ACTION’.

How can we help our brain-traumatized soldiers and vets? Nancy raises a ‘call for ACTION’.

Nancy Martin-Crisco wrote a heart-rending response to a blog I posted  ("How to get PTSD. Twice. Worse.") that you all...
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Ethics class

Ethics class

I delivered a lecture about ethical considerations related to the neuroscience of brain plasticity to a class at Stanford last...
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Down Syndrome children can greatly benefit from EARLY training

Down Syndrome children can greatly benefit from EARLY training

A child therapist who I very greatly respect, Ann Osterling (from Champaign, Illinois) wrote me an email message in response...
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