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Brain Online version of the Brain investigation database:Investigating Wasson Brain – MK-ULTRA and the launching the psychedelic and environmental movements Download the Brain software (Windows/Mac/Linux):www.thebrain.com Download the entire MKULTRA Brain investigation database file (v. 3.3 - released April 13, 2016): (786mb) How to install and use the database: For use in the software version only (this version is the best, clearest representation of the database and the easiest to follow and research). 1) This version must be OPENED into the Brain software after installation. Once the importation is complete, 2) the software will attempt to ask you for a username and password to log into the server. How to view the information in the database: Connections Above each data point are things that influence that data point: Such things can be parents, or organizations like the CIA, or fraternities, employers, etc.

The Intersection This is a guest post by Tim Broderick, a Chicago resident with a keen interest in science and science education. One of the most painful moments in the film “Jesus Camp” (and there are many) comes when a parent homeschooling her children talks about evolution. The kids are shown watching creationist videos mocking science, and are then led, in a lesson, to reject and question science for no other reason than for a religious fundamentalist view of the world. Contrast that with the image of a church congregation whose members join together to honestly explore their faith through exploration of science. Now, think about at least 90 congregations wanting to do that. St. As one of the instigators of those Darwin Day events, I was approached earlier this year by Rev. We put together what we felt was a pretty interesting program – looking at the Dover evolution trial, global warming, cosmology and neuroscience. And then an interesting thing happened last week. We didn’t get the grant.

The Psychology of Beauty Brains The Psychology of Video Games Blog/ Theo Jung, Historian of Mod. European Culture Cancer Research UK – Science Update Neuroskeptic Neural Networks Many concepts related to the neural networks methodology are best explained if they are illustrated with applications of a specific neural network program. Therefore, this section contains many references to STATISTICA Neural Networks, a particularly comprehensive neural networks application available from StatSoft. Preface Neural networks have seen an explosion of interest over the last few years, and are being successfully applied across an extraordinary range of problem domains, in areas as diverse as finance, medicine, engineering, geology and physics. Power. Neural networks are also intuitively appealing, based as they are on a crude low-level model of biological neural systems. Applications for Neural Networks Detection of medical phenomena. The Biological Inspiration The brain is principally composed of a very large number (circa 10,000,000,000) of neurons, massively interconnected (with an average of several thousand interconnects per neuron, although this varies enormously).

Mind Hacks Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff) The Loom Your hands are, roughly speaking, 360 million years old. Before then, they were fins, which your fishy ancestors used to swim through oceans and rivers. Once those fins sprouted digits, they could propel your salamander-like ancestors across dry land. We know a fair amount about the transition from fins to hands thanks to the moderately mad obsession of paleontologists, who venture to inhospitable places around the Arctic where the best fossils from that period of our evolution are buried. By comparing those fossils, scientists can work out the order in which the fish body was transformed into the kind seen in amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals–collectively known as tetrapods. A team of Spanish scientists has provided us with a glimpse of that story. Before getting into the details of the new experiment, leap back with me 450 million years ago. Our own fishy ancestors gradually modified this sort of fin over millions of years. Both fins and hands get their start in embryos.

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