A journey to the center of your mind

In the following video, Vilayanur Ramachandran, neurologist, explores how brain damage can reveal the connection between the internal structures of the brain and the corresponding functions of the mind. He talks about phantom limb pain, synesthesia (when people hear color or smell sounds), and the Capgras delusion, when brain-damaged people believe their closest friends and […]

Why YOU should stop smoking right now

It’s not a myth anymore. Everyone knows that smoking cigarettes will cause serious lung diseases such as lung cancer, emphysema, asthma, and many others. It’s no secret that tobacco smoke contains a large amount of toxic chemicals (tar, formaldehyde, arsenic, etc.,) but I’m sure you’re all aware of that. What you may not be aware […]