How To Teach Your Baby To Be Physically Superb

From Birth to Age Six By: Glenn Doman, Douglas Doman, Bruce Hagy Published: 2006 Read: 2020 Summary A child’s mobility competence is linked to the development of his brain. So, if you want to help improve a child’s mobility, help

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The Happiest Baby on the Block

The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer By: Harvey Karp Published: 2015 Read: 2020 Summary Why do babies cry so much? One of the reasons is because babies are born immature. The brains of

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The Sentient Machine

The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence By: Amir Husain Published: 2017 Read: 2018 Summary: A practical scan of the current state of AI written by a serial entrepreneur. The book provides a bird’s eye view of applications in a number

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On Intelligence

How a New Understanding of the Brain Will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines By: Jeff Hawkins Published: 2004 Read: 2017 Summary: How does the brain work, specifically the (neo)cortex, and what is intelligence. Its central theorem is

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The Master and His Emissary (Part 1)

The divided brain and the making of the Western worldBy: Iain McGilchristPublished: 2009 Read: 2020 Summary: The two hemispheres of our brain (left and right) differ in coherent neuropsychological, anatomical, physiological and chemical ways.Part 1 explores how differences between the left

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EconTalk — Iain McGilchrist

On: The Divided Brain and the Master and His Emissary. Episode: N/A Date: April 2018 Background: Psychiatrist and author of “The Master and His Emissary”. Key Subjects: Our brain is divided into two different hemispheres because every living thing has

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The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

How risk taking transforms us, body and mind.By: John Coates.Published: 2012 Read: 2019 Summary: Complex interactions and feedback mechanisms between the body and the brain evolved to maintain health and prepare us for movement. Especially in situations that require fast

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Model hallucinations

By: Philip Gerrans and Chris Letheby In: Aeon Date: 2018 Key Concepts: Psychedelics: Induce an altered state of consciousness known as ‘ego dissolution’. Sensations of self-transcendence. A feeling in which the mind is put in touch more directly and intensely

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REBUS and the Anarchic Brain

Toward a Unified Model of the Brain Action of Psychedelics By: R. L. Carhart-Harris and K. J. Friston In: Pharmacological Reviews Date: July 2019 Key Takeaways: Brains make models to reduce uncertainty: guess, test and revise. Guess: best-guess statistical approximations

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