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How it Feels to Have a Stroke - http://www.ted.com Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened -- as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another. (http://bit.ly/HelloBlog)

What if Humans aren't the Most Intelligent Creatures on Earth? “Biological science is provoking us to shatter our image of human superiority.” Though indigenous wisdom has always considered humans a part of the circle of life rather than above it, that sentiment has almost been completely destroyed by generations of colonial indoctrination. - well, we certainly can be short-sighted...

Horrible Histories It's A New World song OK, I love Horrible Histories as much as my kids do. And it's teaching them more about history than their teachers.

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Brain map project set to revolutionise neuroscience

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Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences : When I discuss Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), inevitably the name “Howard Gardner” and his theory of “multiple intelligences” cross my lips. As the daughter of two New York based therapists, I was raised to appreciate the nuances of the human psyche. Although, I may not have been able to recite Gardner’s list of seven intelligences, I understood that each individual experiences Life in a unique way.