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Drink a Glass of Water with Every Meal. Give your inner body and brain a regular shower.

I read doctors recommend drinking two or three litres of pure, distilled water every single day. Perhaps a few diehards maintain such a discipline. The rest of us folks find ourselves with modest aims. Continue reading 



Ten Songs out of this World. Including insightful lyrics.

I felt mentally tired on the train from London Paddington to Totnes after full-on teachings/travel in Germany for 18 days. Out of the daypack, I dug out my mobile phone, earphones and played around 10 rock songs listening to insightful lyrics, on Spotify. Continue reading 



From Neuroscience to Neuro-Consciousness. Towards an Integrated Science. Second of Two Essays on Neuroscience

6000 words

Essay 1. How Much Does Neuroscience Rely Upon Inference? (see next blog)

Headings

  • Consciousness and its Content
  • Shortcomings of Looking into the Brain
  • Pleasure and Pain
  • Mind the Gap
  • No Getting Away from Consciousness
  • The Consequences of Exclusion
  • The Buddha and Science. Never the Twain Shall Meet
  • Intelligence and the Brain
  • A Perverse Duality
  • Meditation on the Infinite.

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How Much Does Neuroscience Rely Upon Inference? First of Two Essays on Neuroscience

5000 words

(Essay 2. From Neuroscience to Neuro-Consciousness. See next blog)

Headings for Essay 1.

  • Movements in the Brain
  • A Clean Start to Life?
  • Are We Like a Computer?
  • The God Gene
  • The Brain and Love
  • Tracing Neural Activity
  • The Offshoots of Neuroscience
  • Determinism or Freewill
  • Consequences of Flaws in Science

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18 Harmful Influences of the Mobile Phone. 11 Connected Ways to End Addiction to the Phone.

There are around six billion mobile phones (cell phones) in the world.

More than 90 per cent of adults, including teenagers in the prosperous world, have a mobile phone. Continue reading 




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