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From Walt Whitman to Modern Neuroscience: The Poetic Appeal of Neuronal Networks

March 18, 2017 – 12:55 PM |

A noiseless, patient spider,
I mark’d where, on a little promontory, it stood isolated;
Mark’d how, to explore the vacant, vast surrounding,
It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament out of itself;
Ever unreeling them—ever tirelessly speeding them.
And you, O …

Exorcism – A Reality in Clinical Medicine?

December 11, 2013 – 6:38 PM |

I know that simply the title of my blog may stimulate adrenaline rush in milieu interieur of many including my colleagues. I want to clarify that my whole and sole purpose of writing this blog …

Treating Brain Malfunction: The Thin Line between Psychological and Biological

September 29, 2013 – 8:40 PM |

Because the bottom line is, the mind is biological too.
But the question is, how much of a mental illness can the biology of brain explain?

A Glance at Obama’s BRAIN Initiative Project

April 30, 2013 – 9:00 PM |

Understanding how the brain works is arguably one of the greatest scientific challenges of our time. The human brain is a very complex organ consisting of 100 billion neurons; the basic building blocks of the …

Two is Better than One – The Cognitive Implications of Bilingualism

April 22, 2013 – 9:10 PM | 2 Comments

Think knowing more than one language is a disadvantage? Well I would not be surprised if you replied with a ‘no’. Of course knowing more languages in today’s diverse and globalized world comes in handy. …

Brain Pickings: Does Optimism Make Us Irrational?

March 9, 2013 – 7:02 PM | 2 Comments

If I were to ask you to estimate the chances of a person getting cancer, getting a divorce or dying due to cigarette smoking, your answer would on average fall at the half-way chance mark, …

Cognitive Neuroscience: The Next Big Boom?

February 8, 2013 – 4:39 PM |

The brain as we know is quite a complex organ in terms of how it functions; resulting in a multitude of behaviours in everyday life. Not only does it receive incoming information from the surroundings …