Neuroscientists Need to Communicate Their Research to the Public More Effectively

September 3, 2010 § 2 Comments

Dumb it down a little for the press please, but we are not all like Homer, here.

Communicating science can be difficult, and for neuroscientists, it is particularly challenging because the subject matter—how our brains work—is highly complex. Research is often reported inaccurately because many journalists who cover neuroscience have little understanding of the field. Instead of enhancing the public understanding of neuroscience, media coverage of brain research often propagates misinformation. Read the full story…

via Talkin’ Brains – Dana Foundation.

Want to find your mind?

June 15, 2010 § 1 Comment

Want to find your mind? Learn to direct your dreams This article in NewScientist made me nostalgic for the days when I remembered my dreams. There was a time when I was very young when I could lucid dream. For many years I could remember my dreams. Somehow over the past several years I have forgotten how to remember my dreams. It may have started out as a self-defense mechanism as most of my dreams for a long time were nightmares. But those days of anxiety, fear and rage are over. Maybe it is time to teach myself to remember again.

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