Brain struck. Dr Jill Bolte Taylor.

Wounded people are exactly that – they are wounded and if we treat them as though they are stupid then we are the ones being stupid. Dr Jill Bolte Taylor is a Harvard-trained brain researcher, who in 1996, at the age of 37, had the chance to explore what a brain stroke is from a personal experience after having a severe haemorrhage in the left hemisphere of her … Continue reading Brain struck. Dr Jill Bolte Taylor.

The way we love. The why we love. Dr Helen Fisher.

… the same brain region that becomes active when you crave heroin, or cocaine, or alcohol, or nicotine, or food, or gambling also becomes active when you are madly in love. Dr Helen Fisher is a biological anthropologist, a Senior Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute, member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Internet dating site … Continue reading The way we love. The why we love. Dr Helen Fisher.