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Brain and Cognition

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  1. ProducerRoger Hilleboe

    Roger Hilleboe

    10/05/2017
    Love and Hate
    Love and HateThis is a painting about symbolic conflict.It uses two symbols: the Swastika, an ancient religious symbol co-opted by the Nazi Party, and the Heart, a religious ideograph that dates back to the 13th Century.Adding faces to these ancient symbols...
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  2. ProducerLisa 🐝 Gallagher
    xThe Prime Directive - The Brain As An Information Reduction Machine
    xThe Prime Directive - The Brain As An Information Reduction MachineI have deleted the contents of this article. Fortunately, it still exists so you can still learn how your brain works to reduce information it has to deal with. That explains a good deal about memory, perceptions of events, the use of labels and...
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    Harvey Lloyd
    23/10/2016 #21 Harvey Lloyd
    "Heuristics" is where choice lies and success begins from a practical lifestyle of learning. I agree with the many points that are made here @Robert Bacal. The question for us to consider is whether the brain controls us or we the brain. I myself believe we have some level of the latter. Twenty years of inputs into a brain in a unique walk known as "you" creates a huge data set. Managing the data set based on the inputs is one set of issues and the need for "Heuristics" and once self aware (an area of self that is a challenge to achieve) we can develop intake filters we create to better parse the data stream.

    Intake filters consist of values that we aspire to maintain within the social/professional envelope. When confronted with another human do i seek to understand "first" then be understood would be such a value or filter. When participating with a team am i focused on the outcome or the individual speaking. Developing habits that screen data a certain way is a our best chance to not pick up the bitter aspects of personal emotional challenges.

    The faith part comes from the need to believe that if my filters are honorable, my interactions follow these filters then, the right outcome will be achieved. This belief has to come in spite of others actions where their filters may be more of a personal agenda.

    From this personal perspective i would state that the earlier we become self aware of the need for these values/filters of interaction the less damaging data we imprint on our brain. Ultimately meaning that the imprints don't go away permanently but rather must be managed after we become self aware of our parsing values go in place.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    23/10/2016 #20 Javier 🐝 beBee
    Faith and determination is what beBee have to go on growing a lot ! Faith without determination don't take you to your goals. Good article that made me think. Thanks
    Ian Weinberg
    16/10/2016 #16 Ian Weinberg
    @Robert Bacal The subjects of EQ, IQ, AI , neuro-data processing etc are at the core of intense investigation and research. It is very difficult to draw simple conclusions from this enormous area of study. My personal interest and expertise extends from the neurosciences and neurosurgery, pioneering and incorporating the science and applications of Psycheoneuro-immunology (PNI) to the development and application of corporate wellness, performance and leadership programs. To boot, I have also managed comprehensive neuro-rehabilitation teams. I offer you the following 2 links. The first is our corporate application and the second is the reference text used in the training of neuro-coaches. This latter text is pretty heavy reading. Part 2 however can be read as a standalone text. See therefore http://www.neuronostic.com/PromoSurge.pdf and for some light bed-time reading http://www.pninet.com/articles/Memory.pdf
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    16/10/2016 #15 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I thought I read this before, and I still enjoyed reading it again @Robert Bacal. I remember telling you I'm unable to filter out noise, like that from an A/C unit in a hotel room if it's rattling. It will drive my brain nuts all night. I've always had a hard time filtering out background noise unless it noise I've truly grown used to. My IQ is just a tad above average but my EQ is high. Personally, I can attest that I don't always think rationally because my EQ can over ride the rational part of my brain. However, it depends on the circumstances- there are issues that arise that require your EQ to kick in which allows one to be more rational and see the larger picture, if that makes sense? I would make a good mediator or coach because I'm able to see, think and feel outside of the box.
    Ian Weinberg
    16/10/2016 #14 Ian Weinberg
    The amount of information which can be handled at the pre-frontal cortex level (working memory) at any one time is limited in accordance with Miller's 7+2 Rule. Further limitations reflect the pro-survival processes of deletion, distortion and generalization. And yes, habituation too (at the sensory level). But the comprehensiveness of perception and the processing of extrinsic sensory and intrinsic stored information is a function of the degree of integration of the individual. Islands of unintegrated networks have limitations within reality contexts. The more integrated configurations engage in a more comprehensive way with the environment and can therefore handle much more data (the integrated networks are greater that the sum of the individual unintegrated networks). Therefore subjective belief reflects configurations of integration which determine limits of data that can be processed. References available if so desired.
    Gerald Hecht
    16/10/2016 #12 Gerald Hecht
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    Randy Keho
    15/10/2016 #11 Randy Keho
    Mr. Spock, of Star Trek fame, not to be confused with Dr. Spock, the famous pediatrician, would find this discussion rather amusing. Being half Vulcan and half human must have been a real bitch at times. Would that be logically speaking? I'm not sure. I would be the wrong person to ask.
    I'm still working on filtering. I started with the female voice. I've got a long way to go. Live long and prosper @Robert Bacal
    David B. Grinberg
    15/10/2016 #10 David B. Grinberg
    Nice buzz @Robert Bacal. I'm wondering if you think new advances in AI, computing and decoding the human genome will help unlock more than the average 10% of brain capacity which most individuals use? Also, is it that the brain has "limited capacity" or simply that humans don't know how to access full capacity?
    Gerald Hecht
    15/10/2016 #1 Gerald Hecht
    Oh now you are going to pretend to understand this http://psiwebsubr.org/SUBR/studyguides/488/Fechner.pdf View more
    Oh now you are going to pretend to understand this http://psiwebsubr.org/SUBR/studyguides/488/Fechner.pdf You are positively hysterical Robert Close
  3. Catalina Serrano
    Here some great brain games by National Geographic, enjoy them!
    Catalina Serrano
    Brain Games
    channel.nationalgeographic.com Host Jason Silva takes us on a mind-blowing exploration into the fascinating facets of our cranium with brainteasers, DIY experiments, and hard...
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