Showing posts from March, 2010

Brain & Evolution

Why is it that only human brain evolved over millions of years and no other brain did? Are cows smarter now than they were when they came about? We evolved from monkeys. Is there any other species which changed its form?


Many think about trying. Some try. A few get lucky & succeed.

People & Games

Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Neuroscience of the mind

I recently attended a weekend workshop on Neuroscience with David Presti who is a professor at UC Berkley . Although Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system, the workshop was focused on Neuroscience of the mind. David Presti is wonderful man. Talking to him is like talking to a monk. I hope to connect him with Ralph Abraham who is another wonderful and brilliant man. David and Ralph talking to each other may solve a few problems of the world. Following are my random notes from the workshop: The Human Brain is considered to be the most complex structure in the Universe. More complex than then the Universe itself. The reason being interconnectedness of 1 trillion cells inside the brain. So far, what we know of the Universe, this level of interconnectedness does not exist among diverse entities in the Universe. The Human Brain weighs between 2 and 3 pounds. The basic structure of the brain is same in all human beings. However, why all human beings think/behave differe