Noetic theory In philosophy, noetics is a branch of metaphysical philosophy concerned with the study of mind and intellect. Noetic topics include the doctrine of the agent/patient intellect (Aristotle, Averroes) and the doctrine of the Divine Intellect (Plotinus). Contemporary use Neuro-linguistic programming Not to be confused with Natural language processing (also NLP) Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, United States in the 1970s. Its creators claim a connection between the neurological processes ("neuro"), language ("linguistic") and behavioral patterns learned through experience ("programming") and that these can be changed to achieve specific goals in life.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD The Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit (BPRU) is a broad-based substance abuse clinical research program encompassing both human laboratory research and outpatient treatment research. The scientific view of the BPRU is that a common feature linking most substances of abuse are the pharmacological agents that function as behavioral reinforcers that, in turn, support self-administration. Thus, while also studying and elucidating the differences between substances and the differences between different types of substance use disorders, the unit has concurrently maintained a central focus on studying and understanding the commonalities among substances of abuse. Consequently, the BPRU research program spans a very broad array of abused substances: BPRU is one of very few laboratories that directly studies the effects of such a broad range of drugs administered under controlled circumstances to human volunteers in the laboratory.
FREQUENCIES OF THE ORGANS OF THE BODY AND PLANETS Hertz frequencies chart from Barbara Hero Copyright © Barbara Hero 1996-98E-Mail Barbara Hero Electrical wave forms One of the benefits of working with electrical stimulation is the ability to generate precise and complex waveforms. Noos This article is about a philosophical term. For the philosophy journal, see Noûs. In philosophy, common English translations include "understanding" and "mind"; or sometimes "thought" or "reason" (in the sense of that which reasons, not the activity of reasoning). It is also often described as something equivalent to perception except that it works within the mind ("the mind's eye"). It has been suggested that the basic meaning is something like "awareness". In colloquial British English, nous also denotes "good sense", which is close to one everyday meaning it had in Ancient Greece. This diagram shows the medieval understanding of spheres of the cosmos, derived from Aristotle, and as per the standard explanation by Ptolemy.
Hermetica Scope The term particularly applies to the Corpus Hermeticum, Marsilio Ficino's Latin translation in fourteen tracts, of which eight early printed editions appeared before 1500 and a further twenty-two by 1641. This collection, which includes the Pœmandres and some addresses of Hermes to disciples Tat, Ammon and Asclepius, was said to have originated in the school of Ammonius Saccas and to have passed through the keeping of Michael Psellus: it is preserved in fourteenth century manuscripts. The last three tracts in modern editions were translated independently from another manuscript by Ficino's contemporary Lodovico Lazzarelli (1447–1500) and first printed in 1507. Extensive quotes of similar material are found in classical authors such as Joannes Stobaeus. Spiritual effects of hallucinogens persist, researchers report In a follow-up to research showing that psilocybin, a substance contained in "sacred mushrooms," produces substantial spiritual effects, a Johns Hopkins team reports that those beneficial effects appear to last more than a year. Writing in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, the Johns Hopkins researchers note that most of the 36 volunteer subjects given psilocybin, under controlled conditions in a Hopkins study published in 2006, continued to say 14 months later that the experience increased their sense of well-being or life satisfaction. "Most of the volunteers looked back on their experience up to 14 months later and rated it as the most, or one of the five most, personally meaningful and spiritually significant of their lives," says lead investigator Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., a professor in the Johns Hopkins departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neuroscience.
Amy Webb’s Data, A Love Story: Using algorithms and charts to game online dating Courtesy of the author. It was now July, a few weeks since my date with Jim, the weed smoker who refused to split our dinner bill. I knew matching algorithms weren’t perfect, but I kept dating and decided not to cancel my memberships with eHarmony, Match.com, and JDate. The majority of dates I’d been going on weren’t horrible, they just weren’t great. I was an optimist rooted in math and logic.