Archive for neuroscience – Page 2

Nicholas Carr to Speak at RYOL Lecture Series

Author Nicholas Carr will be speaking as a part of the Foundation’s Roll Your Own Lecture (RYOL) Series. Mr. Carr is coming to Albuquerque on Friday, February 17th, 2012, to talk about his book The Shallows—What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains. Book Description—The Shallows Here’s a description of The Shallows from the book’s […]

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“Take That Thumb Out of Your Mouth and Respond to That White Mouse—Now Kid”

I’d like to take a short break from writing my multi-part summary of neurologist Elkhonon Goldberg’s book entitled The New Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes in a Complex World. This will be my last post of the year, so I’ll restart my New Executive Brain summary early next year. Even though the Foundation is in the […]

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US Banks: A Modern Frankenstein’s Monster Representing Both Problem and Solution

During the course of  a rather spirited email exchange on the topic of the current Occupy protests, a philanthropy colleague of mine simply and firmly stated: “US banks nuked our economy.” My colleague made this statement as a way of saying that this core truth was to a large extent animating the Occupy protests. (Witness […]

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UPDATE—Lyons-Ruth Study

We received the following email update from attachment researcher Karlen Lyons-Ruth. Karlen was kind enough to allow us to use her email update as a part of a blog post. Dear Rick and the FHL Foundation, We are very pleased to let you know of the recent publication of the results from our previous FHL […]

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Amy G Dala—Rapper or Brain Center?

If you picked “rapper” you’re probably wrong. Amygdala is actually the name for a brain center, but Amy G Dala would be a great name for a rapper. Amy G—the brain center— “is the primary neural structure controlling fearful arousal,” so says Karlen Lyons-Ruth, an attachment researcher working at the Cambridge Health Alliance.

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