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SXSW V2V: How Neurobiology and Yoda Can Make You a Better Speaker

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“On October 20, 2000, they pulled the plug,” explained motivational speaker John Bates. “We had lost $80 million and when you do that, they come in, usually with security guards, lock you out and you have nothing. I was so embarrassed, so crushed, I thought I was going to die,” he explained. But, Bates survived the bursting of the internet bubble and today, as founder/CEO of ExecutiveSpeakingSuccess.com, he teaches executives all over the world how to pitch to obtain funding and achieve other objectives. And, he's good with a light saber. Read More »

Thinking Outside the Brain About Health Care

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The idea that consciousness is not in the brain and the positive impact spirituality can have on health are both gaining ground. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Mind’s Eye’ by Oliver Sacks

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The brain has an amazing ability to cope with problems of vision and perception: case studies show how. Read More »

Book Review: Maximum Brainpower: Challenging the Brain for Health and Wisdom by Shlomo Breznitz and Collins Hemingway

Everything you want to know about how the brain works - train your brain! Read More »

Book Review: Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman

An accessible and entertaining tour of modern brain science. Read More »

Book Review: New Self, New World: Recovering our Senses in the Twenty-first Century by Philip Shepherd

Can joyful living be found within the higher intelligence of the lower regions of our own body? Read More »

Google Glasses: A Vision of Brain-Blindness?

Google's augmented reality specs allow users to look out rather than down, but is this safer, or safe at all? Read More »

Genderless: Equality or Neutrality?

Is a genderless society the way to go in promoting gender equality, or are we promoting androgyny as a necessity to gender neutrality? Read More »

Neuroscience as a Catalyst for Legal Evolution: Criminal Law Adapting to Scientific Findings About the Adolescent Brain

Criminal law should continue to adapt to new scientific findings about how adolescent minds work. Read More »

Book Review: About Face by Dan Hill

“Emotions and experience is where it’s at” when it comes to successful advertising strategies. About Face explains why. Read More »