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The neurological basis of beliefLet's face it - the whole field of self development uses a LOT of fuzzy terms. Things that we seem to know and understand on an everyday basis, but which fall apart when put under any kind of actual scrutiny.Things like...read more
Thinking in mental modelsI have to confess to something - I've never read some of the classics in neurology, like LeDoux. I have, for the longest time, found his "Emotional Brain" simply too hard, too obtuse to read. Damasio I could stomach, although he...read more
Catastrophic changes - a case studyIn the catastrophic changes post, I mentioned I had the chance to observe a large-scale catastrophic change for an extended period of time, from a fairly close position. While this is, of course, a case study (and at...read more
The sense of light and other issues with not knowing what you're looking forIn the previous post I mentioned one issue which, for me, has always been a particular problem in exploring some of the more interesting issues in neurology or psychology. With the fields...read more
A rapid learning look at catastrophes I've had a presentation about effective learning today, and it gave me some thoughts about catastrophic changes in learning. We know, from the amputation research, that „taking over” existing neural maps is much, much faster, then...read more
Catastrophic changesAs a changeworker, the issue of catastrophes - intensive, irreversible (or neigh-irreversible) changes is of great interest to me. Obviously, we're dealing with the systems theory meaning of catastrophe here, so devoid of its usual...read more