Mind Shadows

Blog URL:http://spiritrambler.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Consciousness, Neuroscience, Brain, Spirituality, Science of Happiness, Philosophy, Unusual Lives, Buddhism, Religion

Between the emotion and the response falls the shadow. I take wide license, with primary focus on neuroscience, consciousness, brain, and spirituality.



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Suppose that because of epilepsy you have had the connection severed between your two brain hemispheres so that one side does not communicate with the other. In an experiment, somebody shows you a card that says "Walk." So you walk. When as...

Neuroscientist Vilayanur Subramanian Ramachandran works in behavioral neurology and visual psychophysics and is professor in the Department of Psychology and the Graduate Program in Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego. He has pub...

The Stroop Effect occurs in a mismatch of word with color.  You are told to say the color of a word but its letters spell a different color. Repeatedly subjects react slower to a mismatch than they do to a match of color with word. For your own expe...

What do these Tinsel-Townees have in common?: Kelly Preston, John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Issac Hayes, Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley, Katie Holmes, and Tom Cruise. They belong to a cult that believes humans are an exiled race from outer space.Re...

On Work and Heroes

on Apr 7, 2018

Once long ago I turned to self-help books. My hope was that I could change my thought-patterns to become more effective in achieving career goals. The books claimed to teach mastery over self-defeating thoughts. "Read this," one said "...

  In Japanese commercial hatcheries when chicks are born, trained sex spotters divide them into males and females. This is known as chicken sexing. The divided groups are treated differently. The females are fed because they will produce eggs; a fe...

Non-Duality is the term for a view or experience of the world as not two and not even one—not the duality of a person and the world outside him or her, but instead that which is neither subject nor object nor a  unity.  The term derives from East...