The Rubber Hand Illusion – Horizon: Is Seeing Believing?

neuroplasticity: fascinating.

Mark Twain once said that “Life doesn’t consist so much of facts and events. Instead, it consists mainly of the storm of thoughts blowing endlessly through my mind.”

Neuroscientists have shown through research that we can actually rewire our brains. Traditionally it was thought that the brain was hard-wired and therefore the impact of accidents, strokes and other medical conditions were seen as permanent and untreatable. Now we know that the brain is actually malleable. Neuroscience calls it ‘neuroplasticity’, which means that our brains have the capability to form new neural pathways, which could be anĀ  important tool utilized in overcoming depression.


How to develop intimacy…

Everything has a “how to” these days. Intimacy isn’t an issue for a lot of people, but for a lot of people out there it is. I always say go straight to the root of the problem no hiding behind other things you know, but hey that’s just me. Here’s an interesting article, I can’t add much to it because well it says it all.