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High alcohol wines dial down your brain (but does it matter?)

My April piece for Palate Press pokes at the question, “how can we really tell what we’re tasting” by removing as much of the subjective mess around language as we can and going straight to the brain. 717 more words

New Research

Had a great day at Parkinson's Society East meeting

The last 24hrs was one of the most gratifying days of my life. Was invited to give a talk at the Parkinson’s East Regional 8th annual meeting. 206 more words

[ARTICLE] Extrastriate visual cortex reorganizes despite sequential bilateral occipital stroke: implications for vision recovery - Full Text PDF

ABSTRACT (1304 characters without spaces)

The extent of visual cortex reorganization following injury remains controversial. We report serial functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data from a patient with sequential posterior circulation strokes occurring three weeks apart, compared with data from an agematched healthy control subject. 171 more words


Fun with yoga balls in the classroom

A Teaching Aside

Early on in the year I got a wild hair idea that I wanted to try to write grants to get money to buy a classroom set of yoga balls. 1,457 more words


Brain imaging explains reason for good, poor language outcomes in ASD toddlers

Original post from Science Daily


Date: April 9, 2015

Source: University of California, San Diego Health Sciences

Summary: Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers say it may be possible to predict future language development outcomes in toddlers with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), even before they’ve been formally diagnosed with the condition. 818 more words


Minding The Future Today

How I came up with the idea for Justice Is Mind is well known. I first saw a 60 Minutes broadcast that discussed ‘thought identification’ mind reading techniques being developed at Carnegie Mellon University. 819 more words

Justice Is Mind