Capturing the brain’s imagery

Posted in: neuroscience, technology- Sep 23, 2011 Comments Off on Capturing the brain’s imagery

 Imagine tapping into the mind of a coma patient, or watching one’s own dream on YouTube. With a cutting-edge blend of brain imaging and computer simulation, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are bringing these futuristic scenarios within reach. … …As yet, the technology can only reconstruct movie clips people have already viewed. However, […]

A neuroscientist walks into a bar…

Posted in: neuroscience- Sep 19, 2011 Comments Off on A neuroscientist walks into a bar…

In his article “Does the Eternal Soul Exist?”, Michael Graziano describes a condition known as hemispatial neglect as an entryway in to the conversation of whether the soul exists and what part our brains play in manifesting it. I applaud the attempt. To even grapple with the question takes cajones. The soul is ephemeral, divine, […]