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Baby Minds

  [The following shared post is reblogged from a post dated May 1, 2012, published by anthropologist Meredith F. Small at her Web site The Anthropology of Everyday Life.  She shares with us some fascinating insights into what goes on … Continue reading

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Mind and Brain: “Why Consciousness” on Public Radio

  I recently reported about the quantum theory of consciousness in our recent post “Has Science Discovered the Soul?” here at The Mystical Path. Then I came across the Mind and Brain episode of the PRI public radio program “To … Continue reading

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Has Science Discovered the Soul?

  An American doctor, Stuart Hameroff, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychology and the Director of the Centre of Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona, and a British physicist, Sir Roger Penrose, have proposed a ground-breaking … Continue reading

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7 Reasons You Should Meditate

  An article at LiveScience lists the following reasons why one should take up meditation: Reduces pain perception Improves your sex life Helps avoid mental traps that drag out problem solving Boosts mental toughness against the debilitating effects of some … Continue reading

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What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

  I am sharing the transcript of an interview of Nicholas Carr, author of the book “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.”  The author tells us how the Internet is affecting our brains negatively by diminishing … Continue reading

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Locating the “Interpreter” Ego in the Brain

  Based on my research and readings in neuroscience, I have come to suspect that it is the functionality of our brain’s left hemisphere which gives rise to the human mind’s construct of our human ego.  Neuroscience has recognized that … Continue reading

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Saluting the Founder of Cognitive Psychology

  In mysticism, we recognize the mind as the avenue of awareness, the medium by which consciousness is expressed into objectified forms that are assembled and interpreted by our brains and nervous system as perception, in addition to mind’s function … Continue reading

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Is Evil in Our Genes?

Within the biological family tree of primates, we, the human species, have very close cousins whose genetic blueprints are identical to ours by as much as 98.7 per cent: These are the “bonobo” of the species Pan paniscus (pictured at … Continue reading

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We Are the World… and the Children

  Please, please stop the killing of OUR CHILDREN, wherever they may be, whatever age they may be, whoever they may be. Mind you, the world does it in more ways than one — through crime, war, hunger, poverty, harmful … Continue reading

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An Enlightened Humanity

I write this blog on the eve of the September 11, 2001 commemoration. I just came across a new book whose authors, I perceive, have caught the vision of an emerging enlightened humanity. It seems that they have also succeeded … Continue reading

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