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Healing by Mindfulness

Healing by Mindfulness

So, today we are going to talk about mindfulness, about a mental factor which in the original Buddha’s teachings has got a very predominant, important position, important place. Lots of emphasis on this particular feature, because it seems that in… Continue Reading

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What is healing? | Shamini Jain | TEDxOrangeCoast

What is healing? | Shamini Jain | TEDxOrangeCoast

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Have you ever wondered what helps us heal? Think of the time that you were bedridden with the flu. It probably happened during the time that you knew you absolutely could not… Continue Reading

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How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge

How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Denise RQ So, we all have some behavior that we would like to change about ourselves. And we certainly all want to help someone else change their behavior in a positive way. So, maybe it’s your… Continue Reading

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Kevin Mauro ’16 on how engineering can help paraplegics regain movement

Kevin Mauro ’16 on how engineering can help paraplegics regain movement

>>MODERATOR: So, um, Kevin, I know it’s not your project but you were-you had a chance to witness the Walk Again Project in, uh, Brazil when the-your team I guess, with Miguel, outfitted a paraplegic patient with an exoskeleton and… Continue Reading

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Data Stories | Visualizing the human brain

Data Stories | Visualizing the human brain

My name is Dr. Ahmed Mahfouz. I work at the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands… and I work on developing computational methods that help people understand data they gather from the brain. I was very interested in engineering… Continue Reading

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How sound can hack your memory while you sleep | DIY Neuroscience, a TED series

How sound can hack your memory while you sleep | DIY Neuroscience, a TED series

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz Greg Gage: Who wouldn’t love acing a geography exam, remembering all the locations of the countries on a map or avoiding embarrassing situations of suddenly forgetting the person’s name standing right in front of… Continue Reading

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Scientists Can Implant Fake Memories in the Brain, Here’s How

Scientists Can Implant Fake Memories in the Brain, Here’s How

Human memory is unreliable enough as it is, but researchers interested in better understanding how and where our memories are stored are developing new ways to manipulate them. The search for memory “engrams,” a collection of identifiable neurons that physically… Continue Reading

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Erase and Restore Your Memories

Erase and Restore Your Memories

– Forget where you put your keys? You need a flash to the brain. (upbeat instrumental music) you know it’s really tricky talking about memory. What exactly is it besides a recollection of something that happened in the past? What’s… Continue Reading

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How to manually change a memory: Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu at TEDxBoston

How to manually change a memory: Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu at TEDxBoston

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Ivana Korom Steve Ramirez: My first year of grad school, I found myself in my bedroom eating lots of Ben & Jerry’s watching some trashy TV and maybe, maybe listening to Taylor Swift. I had just… Continue Reading