Mark Epstein, M.D. - About. Computational Memory Lab. Marieke van Vugt. Roelfsema Group. Research Groups » Roelfsema Group Vision and Cognition The Vision and Cognition Group is led by Dr.
Pieter Roelfsema and focusses on the neural mechanisms of contour binding and figure ground perception in the primary visual cortex. The group collaborates with the Department of Experimental Neurophysiology, Centre for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research, Free University Amsterdam. Ommm Ex Machina - Mind and Life Institute. “Friending” Marieke van Vugt online or meeting her in person might obscure her profession.
A long way from coming across as the logic-obsessed, lab-leashed scientist, van Vugt is warm, open, inviting. Her Facebook photographs depict her and her friends—an actual ballet troupe—stretching across colorful stages. But van Vugt is also a veteran of the contemplative science community. She’s attended nine out of 10 Mind and Life Summer Research Institutes (SRIs). She’s a professor of cognitive modeling in the department of artificial intelligence at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Transform Your Mind, Change Your Brain. Neuro-Programmer Feature Set. Features The Neuro-Programmer 3 (NP3) is the most flexible, feature-rich and comprehensive personal development program on the market.
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Also here is my mobile phone: +31 641037297. publications The current research topics focus on Consciousness and the underlying non conscious processes. In research onintuition new methods have been developed where the use of an eye marker formeasurement of the pupil dilation during problem solving is a crucial aspect. Using this method we can discriminate between several factors contributing to the intuitive problem solving, namely implicit learning, somatic marker formation, 'listening' to the somatic marker and the more controversial aspect of presentiment.
Recent intuition article Recent Quantum&Consciousness article I supervise students thateither write reviews or do some original experimental work on one or more of the topics: Consciousness, Intuition and Anomalous experiences. Dick Bierman started his university studies in experimental physics at the age of 16. Global Consciousness Project. The Human Brain Project. Blue Brain’s success in modeling the rat cortical column has driven the development of the Brain Simulation Facility and has demonstrated the feasibility of the project’s general strategy.
But, this is only a first step. The human brain is an immensely powerful, energy efficient, self-learning, self-repairing computer. If we could understand and mimic the way it works, we could revolutionize information technology, medicine and society. To do so we have to bring together everything we know and everything we can learn about the inner workings of the brain's molecules, cells and circuits. With this goal in mind, the Blue Brain team has recently come together with approximately 87 other European and international partners to propose the Human Brain Project (HBP), which was selected as one of two EU FET Flagships. Experimental and clinical data is accumulating exponentially. The Human Brain Project website.
E-Motion The Movie. Csikszentmihalyi and Happiness. "The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.
" ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (1990, p. 3) Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi discovered that people find genuine satisfaction during a state of consciousness called Flow. In this state they are completely absorbed in an activity, especially an activity which involves their creative abilities. During this "optimal experience" they feel "strong, alert, in effortless control, unselfconscious, and at the peak of their abilities. " In the footsteps of Maslow, Csikszentmihalyi insists that happiness does not simply happen. It must be prepared for and cultivated by each person, by setting challenges that are neither too demanding nor too simple for ones abilities.
Some Background: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi His now-famous Experience Sampling Study (a.k.a. The Human Brain Project.