Archive for May, 2009

I just found this through mindhacks, and thought it was nice how well this illustrates the amazement one can get from witnessing neurological injury and disease. Through my early clinical practices, I’ve seen several kinds of unilateral neglect, blindsight, amnesias, aphasias, weird dementias (Wernicke-Korsakoff, fronto-polar, Parkinson Plus), and youtube may be the place to find good illustrations of this to the general public.


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Thomas + BecharaAntoine Bechara, the inventer of the Iowa Gambling Task, and together with Antonio Damasio the architect of the “somatic marker hypothesis” is visiting the Decision Neuroscience Research Group at the Copenhagen Business School at the moment. Here he is explaining to Thomas the role of gut feelings in making a decision to drink the bad CBS coffee or not.


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