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  • The Buddha's Radical Psychology: Explorations (2016)

    The Buddha's Radical Psychology: Explorations My newest book now available is titled, The Buddha's Radical Psychology: Explorations.The Buddha's teachings are, at heart, a way of life based on a revolutionary psychology which emphasizes the cultivation of wisdom and compassion. Through an...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodgericketts
  • What Is Your Newest Book About? (2016)

    Since I first posted about the publication of my newest Book- The Buddha's Radical Psychology: Explorations , I have had numerous inquirers asking about the content of the book. I thought the quickest look at the book contents would be to list the Table of Contents. You can find it on Amazon, Good...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodgericketts
  • The Biological Origin of “Self” (2014)

    "Everything should be as simple as it can be but not simpler!” ~ Albert Einstein The Biological Origin of “Self” In my book, The Buddha’s Teachings: Seeing Without Illusion, I explore the Buddha’s concept of Anatta, or no-self. I show that the Buddha described the concept of self as a relative,...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodgericketts
  • Clearly Stating the Obvious Inscrutability of Existence (2013)

    “ Everything should be as simple as it can be but not simpler!” Albert Einstein This short essay takes serious the advice of Albert Einstein and will satisfactorily clarify the title in a couple of paragraphs. One of the topics that I discussed in my book, The Teachings of the Buddha: Seeing Without...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodgericketts
  • Processing Criticism And Spontaneity (2013)

    If Social Constructionism does not prefer monistic Postmodernism over dualistic Modernism, it should include, next to living expressions and spontaneous gestures, criticism into its process model, occurring as independent confirmation and implying coordinated reflection between the knowing organism and...
    (My publication) Posted by: Ron C. de Weijze
  • Commentary: Neuroenhancement: Wisdom of the Masses or ”False Phronesis”? (2010)

    By D. Larriviere and M. A. Williams Abstract: Neuroenhancement (NE) refers to the use of prescription medications by healthy persons to boost their cognitive skills. This growing phenomenon represents a potential market not only for pharmaceutical manufacturers but also for physicians who might enter...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • Evolving the Capacity to Understand Actions, Intentions, and Goals (2010)

    Marc Hauser and Justin Wood We synthesize the contrasting predictions of motor simulation and teleological theories of action comprehension and present evidence from a series of studies showing that monkeys and apes—like humans—extract the meaning of an event by ( a ) going beyond the surface appearance...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
  • Unconscious Learning versus Visual Perception: Dissociable Roles for Gamma Oscillations Revealed in MEG (2009)

    Maximilien Chaumon , Denis Schwartz and Catherine Tallon-Baudry Oscillatory synchrony in the gamma band (30–120 Hz) has been involved in various cognitive functions including conscious perception and learning. Explicit memory encoding, in particular, relies on enhanced gamma oscillations. Does this finding...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
  • Cortex and Memory: Emergence of a New Paradigm (2009)

    Joaquín M. Fuster Converging evidence from humans and nonhuman primates is obliging us to abandon conventional models in favor of a radically different, distributed-network paradigm of cortical memory. Central to the new paradigm is the concept of memory network or cognit—that is, a memory or an item...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
  • Genetic contributions of the serotonin transporter to social learning of fear and economic decision making (2009)

    Liviu G. Cri an, Simona Pan , Romana Vulturar, Renata M. Heilman, Raluca Szekely,Bogdan Drug and Andrei C. Miu Serotonin (5-HT) modulates emotional and cognitive functions such as fear conditioning (FC) and decision making. This study investigated the effects of a functional polymorphism in the regulatory...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
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