Category Archives: neuroscience

Maybe there would be no stigma

I’m reprinting a comment I left on Depression Time’s blog post End The Stigma: Prejudice Still Punishing The Mentally Ill. While it’s waiting for his approval, I thought I’d reprint (and expand) my response here. ***** I have a hard time … Continue reading

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My brain

Totally oversimplified, I know.  There’s plenty of new research shows how brains can adapt to injury. Left brain functions can be taken over by right hemisphere and vice versa.  The neuroplasticity of the brain is remarkable, even if it has … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Left brain, neuroplasticity, neuroscience, Right brain, Scientifc Mother, The Artistic Mother, Your Amazing Brain | 2 Comments

The ways we think and negativity bias

I’ve always been fascinated with the other ways people think. Probably because I used to feel I had some social deficits I attributed to the (false) belief that something was wrong with me and my brain.  I used to think … Continue reading

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Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom

Posted in biological evolution, Buddhism, Meditation, Mindfulness, natural brain, neuroplasticity, neuroscience, Rick Hansen, Self-directed neuroplasticity, Trauma, trauma recovery, Your Amazing Brain | Leave a comment