Quantcast

Latest Consciousness Stories

2009-12-17 14:37:58

For as many as 1 in 20 people, everyday experiences can elicit extra-ordinary associated sensations. The condition is known as synaesthesia and the most common form involves "seeing" colors when reading words and numbers. Many previous studies have shown that the brains of people who experience this phenomenon are different from those who do not and, in a new study reported in the February 2010 issue of Cortex (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/cortex), published by Elsevier, researchers from...

2009-12-10 06:40:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new nonfiction book, "It's All Light: The Morphic Resonance of Light; A Unified Theory" (published by Trafford Publishing), author Gloria Prema presents a unified theory of science and spirituality that reconciles many of the discrepancies between these two fractured disciplines, covering topics ranging from the wave-particle duality of light in the physical world to the tunnel of light commonly seen during near-death experiences. Drawing...

2009-11-30 14:47:07

TAU is defining the leap from the unconscious to the conscious mind There is a tiny period of time between the registration of a visual stimulus by the unconscious mind and our conscious recognition of it "” between the time we see an apple and the time we recognize it as an apple. Our minds lag behind our eyes, but by how long? And how does this affect our reactions to the world around us? Some estimates say the time delay lasts only 100 milliseconds, others say 500 milliseconds. A new...

2009-11-24 15:20:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Rom Houbens, a Belgian man thought to have been in coma for 23 years following an auto accident, was actually fully conscious and awake during that time and was the subject of a Good Morning America segment. The DynaVox EyeMax was featured in the segment to illustrate how people with Locked-in Syndrome and other conditions can unlock communication. WHEN: Good Morning America -- Tuesday, November 24 available online at www.dynavoxtech.com...

541c8dfa8f05a70926209632251003721
2009-11-17 12:20:51

Tiny insects could be as intelligent as much bigger animals, despite only having a brain the size of a pinhead, say scientists at Queen Mary, University of London. "Animals with bigger brains are not necessarily more intelligent," according to Lars Chittka, Professor of Sensory and Behavioral Ecology at Queen Mary's Research Centre for Psychology and University of Cambridge colleague, Jeremy Niven. This begs the important question: what are they for? Research repeatedly shows how insects are...

2009-11-16 07:40:00

CARBONDALE, Colo., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Isn't it true that we all could use more peace, joy and love in our lives? Now, thanks to its new Blooms of Intentions (http://www.bloomsofintentions.com) products, Seeds of Intentions (http://www.seedsofintentions.com) is making it possible to give the gift of higher consciousness. The "Grow Love" and "Grow Peace" Blooms of Intentions designs are meant to inspire the recipient to live more consciously and to set his or her intentions on creating...

2009-10-26 07:00:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- They are on the airwaves often. And every time they are, TV viewers' brains are silently but strongly protesting. Advertisers, beware the risks you run when audio visual synchrony is absent from your spots. So says NeuroFocus (www.NeuroFocus.com), the world's leading neuromarketing company and as such, experts in how consumers respond at the deep subconscious level of the mind to stimuli like advertising. Prompted by a spate of animated spots in...

2009-10-22 12:26:51

Journal of Vision article suggests potential treatment for blindsight patients Although we assume we can see everything in our field of vision, the brain actually picks and chooses the stimuli that come into our consciousness. A new study in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology's Journal of Vision reveals that our brains can be trained to consciously see stimuli that would normally be invisible. Lead researcher Caspar Schwiedrzik from the Max Planck Institute for Brain...

2009-10-06 06:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jedi Mind, Inc. (Pink Sheets: JEDM) (www.jedimindinc.com), had a very successful turnout at the Red Chip Equities Conference held at the NASDAQ Marketsite in New York. The Company's presentation to fund managers, broker dealers and industry professionals had standing room only, with many staying behind for the question and answer session. The Company received a lot of interest in the technology and has signed an Agreement with an...

2009-10-01 09:56:54

Your fingers start to burn after picking up a hot plate. Should you drop the plate or save your meal? New research suggests that it is your consciousness that resolves these dilemmas by serving as the brain's Wi-Fi network, mediating competing requests from different parts of the body. Published today in the journal Emotion, the study also explains why we are consciously aware of some conflicting urges but not others. "If the brain is like a set of computers that control different tasks,...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
Related