This is Neo Mohsenvand. He’s a scientist who constantly records his life. It sums up to 18 hundred hours of video. But it’s not just video, he’s also recording his feelings – using these devices, which he wears every day. He calls it Mnemo and he thinks it will one… Continue Reading Wearable technology that records memories

Maybe I should have used the term “cognitive neuroscience” however because they always call themselves “neuroscientists” I figured I’ll do the same

MARSHALL PETER: Hi, I am Marshall Peter, the director of the Center on Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education, more commonly know as CADRE. I want to thank you for joining CADRE’s webinar on The Mediator’s Mind: Insights from Psychology and Neuroscience. Today’s Webinar is one in a continuing series… Continue Reading CADRE Webinar-The Mediator’s Mind: Insights from Psychology and Neuroscience 5.1.13

So I think what’s really fascinating is that there have been a number of recent studies looking at brain structural differences between liberals and conservatives. And what’s been found in several studies is that liberals tend to have a larger anterior cingulate gyrus. That is an area that is responsible… Continue Reading Liberal vs. Conservative: A Neuroscientific Analysis with Gail Saltz

I think that the arguments that once we have super intelligent computers and robots they will inevitably want to take over and do away with us comes from Prometheus and Pandora myths. It’s based on confusing the idea of high intelligence with megalomaniacal goals. Now, I think it’s a projection… Continue Reading A.I. Apocalypse: More Myth Than Reality | Steven Pinker

Every morning, when my alarm goes off, I don’t hear a traditional chime – rather, my Amazon Echo plays motivational music to encourage me to actually get out of bed. Then it plays a video news briefing, suggests what I should wear based on the weather and then hands it… Continue Reading Google Owns 28% of Your Brain

My co-author of the book Altered Traits is a neuroscientist, Richard Davidson. He has a lab at the University of Wisconsin. It’s a very large lab, he has dedicated scanners, he has about 100 people working there, and he was able to do some remarkable research where he flew Olympic… Continue Reading Superhumans: The remarkable brain waves of high-level meditators | Daniel Goleman

Topic 1: Some commentary about universal basic income. I cannot imagine the world is at a– situation currently, where you’d ever have a– universal basic income, past Congress. I’m not necessarily against it but, what happens to people who– because obviously, you’d be removing Social Services and putting in its… Continue Reading Universal Basic Income, Automation, Patriotism, Nationalism – Speedrunner Ramblings #91

So what humans do that is special is we absorb all of these ideas, all these inputs, and we smoosh them up in various ways and come up with new things. And so there are essentially three main ways that the brain does this, and we’ve summarized this as bending,… Continue Reading How the mind makes new ideas: Spider Goats, Mario Bros, Dick Cheney | David Eagleman

[ Music ]>>I have always just been intrigued by the whole brain-behavior relationship. And the intersections that neuroscience has with really all domains and all aspects of our lives. As we expand to the full major, students are going to get a lot more hands on experience throughout the entire… Continue Reading Neuroscience at Regis