New research has found that a subset of retinal neurons sends inhibitory signals to the brain. Before, researchers believed the eye only sends excitatory signals.
The function of a special group of nerve cells which are found in the eye and which sense visual movement have been discovered by researchers from Aarhus University. A completely new understanding of how conscious sensory impressions occur in the brain has been acquired through the study. The development of targeted and specific forms of treatment in the future for diseases which impact the nervous system and its sensory apparatus, such as dementia and schizophrenia, needs this kind of insight.
Most people’s bogeyman … is the unknown! The unknown is a dark, empty place, like an abyss where one cannot see the end … as the unknown is scary, there are people who prefer to stay in a situation they already know
The Future of Applied Neuroscience in Education: Transitioning from Leading with the Left to Leading with the Right
Thedy Veliz talks about the future of applied neuroscience in the education field where we should transition from a left-brain processing bias toward a right-brain bias.
Toward the end of my interview with today’s guest, , I asked if there were any surprises as he did the research for his book, The Pyschology of Social Media.