Category Archives: Brain Talk

synergy_teaser

Synergy is a neural machine prototype that enables us to reprogram human brain via brain-computer interface. At the same time, it is also an audiovisual object that reflects ourselves as well as our interaction with others. This neural machine invites …

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synergy_neurochamber

Come and try out your synergetic potential from 26.6. until 5.7. in our neurochamber at Kapelica Gallery in Ljubljana, Slovenia. To reserve your time slot contact us at sasa@agapea.si. Photos by Simona Jerala and Saša Spačal.

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synergy_psychology and protocol

Our mind is complex and everchanging. Mind is our collection of cognitive / psychological functions which enables perception, thinking, judgement, memory, decision making, emotions etc., and finally unique subjective consciousness. Many different disciplines like philosophy, religion, psychology and cognitive science …

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synergy_schematics

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synergy_biology

NEUROFEEDBACK LOOP Neurofeedback loop is a type of biofeedback that measures brain waves or brain blood flow to produce a signal that can be used as feedback on brain activity to teach self-regulation. Feedback is commonly provided using video or …

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synergy_ethics

Synergy project uses EEG technology or electroencephalography / special headsets and multiple sensors-electrodes attached, which only records natural brain electromagnetic activity / brain waves. There is no electromagnetic stimulation, no danger of electrical shock nor any harmful radiation. All head …

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the principle of coherence in multi-level brain information processing

Review neuroscientific article authored by Matej Plankar, Simon Brežan and Igor Jerman explains the principle of coherence in multi-level brain information processing,  where coherence can be viewed as an integral part of brain  mechanisms responsible for synergetic processes / synergy …

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the brain’s inner workings

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self-preserving nature of neurons

Daniel C. Dennett, philosopher, on the self-preserving nature of neurons which is the basis for understanding neuroplasticity of the human brain: We’re beginning to come to grips with the idea that your brain is not this well-organized hierarchical control system …

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know thyself with a brain-scanner

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a map of the brain

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neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity is a non-specific neuroscience term referring to the ability of the brain and nervous system in all species to change structurally and functionally as a result of input from the environment. Plasticity occurs on a variety of levels, ranging …

Posted in Brain Talk, Empathy, Mirror Neurons, Neuroplasticity |

mirror neurons and the evolution of consciousness

Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society.

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neurological basis for decision making

Marcus Du Sautoy [Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and the Simonyi Professorship for the Public Understanding of Science] participates in an experiment conducted by John-Dylan Haynes [Professor at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin] that attempts …

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brain connection

Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, …

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the divided brain

Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.

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