In those early years following the 1981 release of our original BrainMap, it was more a novelty than a commercial success. Back then, the idea of piggybacking a thinking skills model on the back of actual brain research findings was a hot topic. So “hot,” in fact, that it had the national news media flocking [...]
Perhaps when it comes to helping us understanding how our custard-like brain works, how mind and brain relate, what an odd phenomenon consciousness is and so forth, the brain is just being shrewd . . . crazy like a fox . . . intuitively sensing just how bizarre this whole subject actually is. To my [...]
If James Carville, the Cajun-steeped political genius who engineered Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 presidential campaign, is ever summoned to play God, his first words as deity will probably be, “It’s a brain thing, stupid!”
Certainly, that’s what our Cliff’s Notes analysis of history at LEAP!psych indicates.
Each time we humans have experienced one of those great technological [...]
Our understanding of reality is produced internally. That is, it is subjective. Why? In no small part, because for so much that goes on around us, we have an inadequate “biophysical” means (and sometimes, no means at all) for noticing, absorbing and processing it. That allows magicians to fool around with our understanding of [...]