TAG: the brain

How to Hack the Placebo Effect

Keith Holden – Research on the placebo effect proves the amazing power of the mind in health and healing. How can you use this to improve your life?

The Brain Does NOT Create Consciousness

Debbie West, Contributor Waking Times In an interview with Waking Times, Dr. Eben Alexander, Harvard Neurosurgeon presents compelling scientific research in the field of consciousness that examines the unfolding reality that the brain does NOT create consciousness. Misleading concepts that focus on reductive materialism have kept us in the dark about the true nature of the human soul and

This Is Your Brain on Meditation

Rebecca Gladding, M.D., Guest Waking Times I realized today that in all my posts regarding the brain and how to sculpt it with mindfulness, I’ve never actually explained how and why meditation works. Specifically, the science behind how your brain changes the longer you meditate. I think this is important for many reasons, but one of the most salient is that this

Living In A Hologram: Our Holographic Reality

Paul Lenda, Guest Waking Times We grow up thinking and believing that the world and reality in which we exist in is something tangible and physical and is just as is perceived. However, not only does this thought-process become disillusioned with various difficult-to-explain phenomena, but perceptions becomes realized as completely subjective that do not reflect

How Ideas Spread in the Brain

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times Just like messages can go viral on social media or over other Internet sites, our brain has ways to help create a ‘buzz’ over certain ideas so that they spread to other parts of our gray matter. Thanks to a new study from psychologists at UCLA, significant steps have been taken

A Single Neuron Can Alter the Brain

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times “I think every single person perceives things differently. We are all singular.” ~ Julia Leigh  If you’ve ever dropped a tiny pebble into a glass-smooth lake, you know that this single change can reverberate out from the middle of the body of water to the furthest reaches close to shore.

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