So there are some emotions that sit in the area of the brain where there is no language or words processed – just the emotions. Have you ever felt something and then in talking to someone or in someone explaining their feelings – you connected with it in a way that the light bulb turned […]Read more "The Words of Emotions"
So I read about Mental Models today. Basically, a mental model is formed early in life and then they stick with us for the rest of our lives. When things happen in our lives, our brains bring up these mental models and bring us back to the experience – the thing that was formed when […]Read more "Mental Model"
We all have an enjoying part of our brain. It’s the part of your brain that allows you to enjoy whatever it is that you’re doing. I think the other part of your brain is the critical part of your brain. When you’re thinking too much about something – it’s not possible to enjoy what […]Read more "The Enjoying Part of Your Brain"
I’m a little fascinated by the idea that you can rewire your brain. Think about those things that you want to change in your life – urges, habits, or reactions. You are able to rewire the neural connections in your brain to rewire the urges, habits, and reactions. I don’t know how exactly that happens, […]Read more "ReWire"
Part of my research focuses on Virtual Reality. A major perspective of my research has to do with how we interact in virtual space. Recently, I heard someone describe the mind as a Virtual Reality Generator. It generates sensory stimuli for itself and it interprets it. Your mind creates very real space where very real […]Read more "Virtual Reality Generator"
…..you shouldn’t be looking for it in a blog post, but since you’re here, Daniel G. Amen M.D. says that in order to be more sexy you need to have a healthier brain. Donuts don’t make you more sexy. He says that the main reason for why diets don’t work and people succumb to their […]Read more "If You Want to be More Sexy…"
In 1956, George Miller wrote a paper that suggested that the number of objects that a human mind can hold is 7 plus or minus 2. Here’s a wikipedia article that explains it. You mind can hold 7 or so pieces of information at one time. That was over 50 years ago. Today, that number […]Read more "Miller’s Law"