Tag Archives: brain

Stanford study shows what happens in brain during hypnosis

Some people may be more susceptible to hypnosis than others. However, the need or the desire for change may have an effect on less hypnotisible people so that they become susceptible enough in order to achieve their objective. If you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brain Activity and Functional Connectivity Associated with Hypnosis

Hypnosis has proven clinical utility, yet changes in brain activity underlying the hypnotic state have not yet been fully identified. Previous research suggests that hypnosis is associated with decreased default mode network (DMN) activity and that high hypnotizability is associated … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How your brain decides what is beautiful

“…Beauty is a work in progress. The so-called universal attributes of beauty were selected for during the almost two million years of the Pleistocene. Life was nasty, brutish and a very long time ago…” Anjan Chatterjee uses tools from evolutionary psychology … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet the man who bumped his head and woke up with a brand new talent

  Published by BBC2, March 11th 2017, Facebook page. To watch from original source please click here  

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scientists identify brain areas altered during hypnosis

Distinct areas of the brain show altered activity and connectivity during hypnotic trances in individuals who are highly hypnotizable, researchers have discovered. These changes in neural activity underlie the focused attention, enhanced somatic and emotional control, and lack of self-consciousness … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

TED Talks with Dr Joe Dispenza

“Mind is the brain in action, the brain at work…thoughts and self suggestion can trigger stress…meta-cognition: self observation…new brain circuits…intention…” watch the 17 minute long film below to find out more about the science of changing your brain. The repetition … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Consciousness revealed

When we consider the evolution of the human species, what makes us human is not defined by our unique human functions, such as opposable thumbs, abstract thinking, reasoning, or computational abilities—those are good. The defining feature of our species is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments