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my retina is tripping me out! ;)
UV Dermatomes Body Paint
I created a body art piece that is medically accurate (well as medically accurate as something that not all anatomy textbooks actually agree on can be) and I would absolutely love if you reblogged any of the pieces from this project. I’m currently working on a bachelors degree in sports medicine and I wanted to create a piece of photography that represents my own internal struggle between the...
Semantic Web Meets Neuroscience
The Neuroscience Information Framework is the largest semantically enhanced neuroscience search portal on the net! Currently indexing over 100 federated neuroscience databases and over 4000 resources (from data, materials to software and lgrants), the NIF provides the one-stop shop for all things neuroscience. Find what you need, faster with less queries at www.neuinfo.org. To contribute and...
Core Concepts in Neuroscience →
This is a link to a PDF covering the fundamental principles of neuroscience that was created by the Society for Neuroscience and is freely available. They are a practical resource about: How your brain works and how it is formed. How it guides you through the changes in life. Why it is important to increase understanding of the brain. Also, they are a good read for beginners or those wishing...
bonafide-badass asked: Could there be therapeutic benefits for brainstorming?
On Brainstorming and Cognitive Stimulation
Brainstorming is a popular method of generating new and creative ideas. Osborn (1957) is credited with developing the idea (of brainstorming) and creating four brainstorming rules. These rules were designed with the purpose of creating non-evaluative context that fosters the process of idea generation. They are: Criticism is ruled out. Freewheeling is welcome. Quantity is wanted. Combination...
Learning is physical. Learning means the modification, growth, and pruning of...– Dr. James Zull, Biochem professor and author of The Art of Changing the Brain – Enriching Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning.
anewtonofscience-deactivated201 asked: Your blog, simply put, is a dream. Brilliant, informative and well-written. Thank you!
Kandelian Model (1967-1969)
A while ago I was hearing a talk by Joe Le Doux and he mentioned what Eric Kandel’s (a Nobel prize winning neuroscientist) approach for conducting research was in the late 60s. It seems simple, yet elegant. Allow me to share… Find a quantifiable behavior you can measure (otherwise known as a behavioral phenotype). Identify the areas/substrates involved in the regulation or...
scientificmindhumanisticheart asked: Hi. I'm a CyberPsychologist myself and I noticed your post about the Google Effects paper on here. I've recently read this paper and find it to be pretty much 'ground-breaking' in the research area concerning whether the internet is changing the way that we read, think and remember. I find the topic to be an intriguing one. Hoping to research whether the net is changing the way...
ostension asked: Do you do any imaging studies? If so, what program do you use for image processing? If not, what is your area of expertise?
yafiggadealme asked: Can our brain develop new neurons? If they can explain.