In this TED talk, Beau Lotto reveals some of the quirks behind our visual system using optical illusions. This video was the source of much inspiration for a lot of my neuroscience outreach work with children.
Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
Every morning we wake up and regain consciousness — that is a marvelous fact — but what exactly is it that we regain? Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio uses this simple question to give us a glimpse into how our brains create our sense of self. __________________________________________________ Books by Antonio…
Beware the hidden pitalls of vegetarianism and neuroscience. [original comic]
Everyone needs a good PR team. [original comic]
The popularization and current vogue of science is absolutely fantastic. But sometimes there’s a disconnect between science fans and scientists. [original comic]
Sometimes it’s comforting to confront profound human moments on a different scale. Sometimes it’s not. [original comic]
An illustrated quote that’s a personal favorite from one of my personal heroes.
An important reminder that just because something is “neuro” does not ensure that it is “science.”
A revealing look at what’s inside all of us.