Buddhism and the Brain Credit: Flickr user eschipul Over the last few decades many Buddhists and quite a few neuroscientists have examined Buddhism and neuroscience, with both groups reporting overlap. I’m sorry to say I have been privately dismissive. One hears this sort of thing all the time, from any religion, and I was sure in this case it would break down upon closer scrutiny. When a scientific discovery seems to support any religious teaching, you can expect members of that religion to become strict empiricists, telling themselves and the world that their belief is grounded in reality. They are always less happy to accept scientific data they feel contradicts their preconceived beliefs. Perceptions of Sexual Attractiveness Thank you for your interest in my online-study! This online-study, which is also a demonstration example for the WebQ tool for q-sorting items online, is on the web since 1999, and hundreds of participants have taken this test so far. There is no results report available, I'm sorry. What I can say is that "tastes" are different! It's difficult, however, to assign participants neatly into groups with very similar preferences and dislikes, there is much idiosyncracy involved.
'+windowtitle+' We often think about the future as being in front of us and the past as being at our back – as we walk, places we pass are behind us, and places we have yet to reach lie ahead. But not every culture views time the same way. For instance, although the Arabic dialect spoken in Morocco refers to time in the same way that English does, previous research suggests that Moroccans have a tendency to see the past as being in front of them and the future as being behind them.
Postcards From The Future Show What London Will Look Like After Climate Change What will the world's biggest cities look like as climate change progresses? In a series called Postcards from the Future, U.K. artists Robert Graves and Didier Madoc-Jones imagined future scenes from London, transforming familiar city views according to different scientific projections. "We were hearing a lot about the potential impacts of climate change, but everything we were hearing about was just words, or very two-dimensional graphics in magazines," says Madoc-Jones. "The only imagery we were getting was pictures or reports from places like Bangladesh…the trouble is that when you live in London, when you hear reports of people suffering in other parts of the world, you can easily forget about those things and put them to one side." In one scene, rising sea levels have turned London into a Venice-like city that has to be navigated by boat. In another, Buckingham Palace is surrounded by sprawling slum housing climate refugees from other countries.
Guess-the-Google UPDATE: Guess-the-google is temporarily offline for maintenance. Hopefully back online soon. About the game Guess-the-google is an addictive guessing game based on Google's image search. It turns the mental activity of searching into a fun, visual and engaging game where people can enjoy the challenge of being the fastest and most efficient at making that connection between search terms and their results. The game requires version 9 of the Flash player or higher to run, you can get the latest version here.
10% of the Brain Myth Let me state this very clearly: There is no scientific evidence to suggest that we use only 10% of our brains. Let's look at the possible origins of this "10% brain use" statement and the evidence that we use all of our brain. Where Did the 10% Myth Begin? The 10% statement may have been started with a misquote of Albert Einstein or the misinterpretation of the work of Pierre Flourens in the 1800s. It may have been William James who wrote in 1908: "We are making use of only a small part of our possible mental and physical resources" (from The Energies of Men, p. 12). Types of Thinking Test: Concrete, Analytical, Abstract, Logical, Imaginative, Creative This test analyzes five types of thinking: concrete (The Doer), analytical or abstract thinking (The Analyst), logical thinking (The Orator), imaginative (The Inventor) and creative (The Original Thinker). Typically people have one predominant type and they use other types to some degree. Having several well developed thinking styles helps you do a wider range of tasks and gives you more career choices. On the other hand, if you are like most people and have only one preferred thinking style, knowing it will help you choose a career that suites your natural abilities. I don’t like to delegate my work to somebody else.
Cognitive Distortions And Socializing Many of the problems and conflicts people face are sustained in part by distorted, maladaptive thinking: Someone who's shy often sees other people as more critical and judgmental than they really are. A person struggling with anxiety may see the world as exaggeratedly dangerous, and underestimate their ability to cope. Someone who's depressed will look at everything through a bleak, hopeless, pessimistic lens. Chronically angry people often read hostile intent into the other people's neutral or benignly thoughtless actions.
Feel the Cauliflower Power! Our 11 Most Delicious Recipes! Written by PETA | August 19, 2014 Cauliflower is a wonderfully versatile vegetable for the summer months. A perfect addition to your backyard barbecues, it can be featured in a main dish, used in a wide variety of side dishes, or incorporated into a light salad. 1. Cauliflower “Meatballs”
Online papers on consciousness Search tips There are three kinds of search you can perform: All fields