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Shadows Bright as Glass

Once again this week we’re addressing the mind-body problem, this time through art. Writer Amy Nutt’s new book, Shadows Bright as Glass displays the artwork of Jon Sarkin, a chiropractor who suffered a severe stroke and found an new identity … Continue reading

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“This is Your Brain on Art”

The Smart Set of Drexel University (why didn’t we know about this site before?!) has a fascinating piece about the research version of Oliver Sacks – V. S. Ramachandran, Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition at UCSD – … Continue reading

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“Beauty of the Brain”

The Smithsonian is featuring some breathtaking new images of the brain from neuroscientist Carl Schoonover’s book, Portraits of the Mind. Above, an MRI tracking water flow into cells. The brain remains mysterious, but the patterns in these images—rich whorls of neural … Continue reading

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