Posts Tagged ‘ neuroscience ’

A Multi-faceted Look at Francis Bacon’s Psychology


Bacon and the Mind: Art, Neuroscience and Psychology
book cover (all images courtesy the Estate of Francis Bacon)

The five essays in Bacon and the Mind: Art, Neuroscience and Psychology call us to grapple with an artist whose life and work were anything but simple.

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The Highest Resolution MRI Scan of a Human Brain

A team of researchers at the Laboratory for NeuroImaging of Coma and Consciousness have done an ultra-high resolution MRI scan of a human brain. The scan took 100 hours to complete and can distinguish objects as small

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Sleep by Max Richter on Spotify | kottke

Composer Max Richter released Sleep in 2015, but it only recently became available on streaming platforms: Spotify, Amazon, Apple Music, Tidal. The album is 8 hours and 24 minutes long and was designed by Richter as a sleep aid/accompaniment. The composer worked with neuroscientist David Eagleman to align the music with the brain & body’s natural sleep rhythms.

A snack-sized version of Sleep is also available: From Sleep, which clocks in at a mere hour long.

Source: Max Richter’s Sleep, an 8-hour album designed to be listened to while you sleep

 

The Older Mind May Just Be a Fuller Mind – NYTimes.com

The Older Mind May Just Be a Fuller Mind – NYTimes.com.

The brain science of the vagina heralds a new sexual revolution | Naomi Wolf | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

The brain science of the vagina heralds a new sexual revolution | Naomi Wolf | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk.