31 Jul '11, 3am

Marvel at How Our Left and Right Brains Work and Find Out Why They Matter:

Marvel at How Our Left and Right Brains Work and Find Out Why They Matter:

Courtesy of Inner Altitude Last night, I decided to catch a much talked about TED talk by Dr Jill Bolte Taylor and boy was I blown away! In the video, the celebrity neuro-anatomist described her experiences when she suffered a stroke on her left brain and painted a beautiful and vivid picture of that somewhat transcendental encounter. From that incident, she was able to isolate the functions of both brains via a first person perspective, showing how the two cerebral hemispheres (connected by a bunch of tissue called the corpus callosum ) interact and work with each other. Here's the video for your viewing pleasure: I suppose the question that we sometimes wonder is this: are we more left brained or right brained? Well, there is the spinning dancer test which asks which way the two ladies below are spinning. Apparently, if you see them go anti-clockwise, you're using your l...

Full article: http://coolinsights.blogspot.com/2011/07/brainy-insights....

Tweets

"We're small but we matter" - Marshall Island youth rising up to fight #climate change: #350ppm #MovingPlanet

"We're small but we matter" - Marshall Island y...

350.org 01 Aug '11, 1am

There are few places more remote or expensive to get to than the Republic of the Marshall Islands . As a nation of atolls ...

Work begins on Eco-Link@BKE

Work begins on [email protected]

channelnewsasia.com 30 Jul '11, 3am

SINGAPORE: Work has started on Southeast Asia's first ecological corridor, [email protected], that links two nature reserves ac...

French far-right founder Le Pen calls Norway naive - Straits Times: PARIS - THE founder of the National Front pa...

French far-right founder Le Pen calls Norway na...

straitstimes.com 30 Jul '11, 2pm

Jean-Marie Le Pen said the July 22 gun and bomb attack by Anders Behring Breivik - once a member of Norway's populist righ...

How to Help Dogs Left in Hot Cars | Care2 Causes

How to Help Dogs Left in Hot Cars | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Jul '11, 10pm

Do you know what to do if you see a dog left unattended in a car on a hot day? With the record breaking heat this summer, ...

Alexander McQueen left almost $100,000 to his p...

straitstimes.com 27 Jul '11, 12am

LONDON - BRITISH fashion designer Alexander McQueen, who committed suicide in February last year, left 50,000 pounds (S$98...

left?

left?

deluxeduck.livejournal.com 29 Jul '11, 8am

life is too short to do without

Founder2be Helps You Find Co-Founders

Founder2be Helps You Find Co-Founders

youngupstarts.com 20 Jul '11, 2am

If you think seeking funds is the toughest – and most important – part about founding your own startup, you’re likely to b...

5 Tips for Making Tiny Kitchens Work | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

5 Tips for Making Tiny Kitchens Work | Care2 He...

care2.com 26 Jul '11, 2pm

The 36-square-foot kitchen in Katie and Martin Clemens’ 480-square-foot apartment in Berlin, Germany, was a disaster when ...

IT and SEO Teams Should Work Together: With all...

seochat.com 26 Jul '11, 12pm

With all of the technical matters involved in getting a site online, keeping it running, and even making the appropriate m...

Detroit: Stakeholder Power at Work

Detroit: Stakeholder Power at Work

triplepundit.com 27 Jul '11, 4pm

A key part of Detroit’s transformation rests on political leadership. Detroit was left reeling from blatant corruption, sc...

How To Find Yelp Reviews on Google Places

How To Find Yelp Reviews on Google Places

localseoguide.com 27 Jul '11, 12pm

I haven’t pontificated on last week’s changes that removed most of the third party data from displaying on Google Place Pa...

An open letter to the Education Minister from a group of project work teachers

An open letter to the Education Minister from a...

theonlinecitizen.com 26 Jul '11, 2pm

The following is a letter addressed to the Education Minister and it is from a group of project work teachers. Although TO...

Teen girls' brains hit hard by binge-drinking: ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 21 Jul '11, 8am

Binge-drinking can have a long-lasting negative effect on the brains of teenaged girls, hitting them harder than it does y...