Tag Archives: Brain

Genius

What is genius? Here is an assortment of opinion from Wikipedia: Genius is something or someone embodying exceptional intellectual ability, creativity, or originality, typically to a degree that is associated with the achievement of unprecedented insight. – Introductory sentence to … Continue reading

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Old Dog, New Tricks

My blogging friend Indiana Jen has posted  an interesting link to a National Geographic article about “The Adolescent Brain”, concluding that although the brain grows very little after the age of 12, it undergoes profound organizational and even structural changes … Continue reading

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Curiouser and Curiouser

How must come before why.  Before we humans try to answer the question, “Why are we here?”, it is necessary to ask, “How did we become thinking beings?”. Now, if you don’t believe in evolution, dear reader, you may stop … Continue reading

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