The Words of Emotions

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 […]

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Mental Model

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 […]

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ReWire

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, […]

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Virtual Reality Generator

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 […]

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Miller’s Law

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 […]

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