mental health

Mental Health and the Brain: Working Group, July 13th

Mental Health and the Brain Working Group:

 
July 13th, Minds, Bodies and Stories
 
Synopsis and forum for continuing discussion

Thoughts welcomed in the on-line forum below.

 

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The Slippery Brain Sodality

updated 10/22/2011

...from the Latin sodalitat-, sodalitas comradeship, club, from sodalis comrade

Welcome to the book and (as of March 2011) film club of the Slippery Brain Sodality! Established mid-summer 2009, we are an open group and welcome visitors and new members. Read on for some answers to a few basic questions. The group slipped into subjunctive mode this spring, but we'll see what evolves as we move forward...for now, feel free to poke around and send me an e-mail if you feel so inclined - annelieseb@gmail.com.

What’s a “slippery brain?”
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An expanded neurobiology of depression?

Jeff Oristaglio is a neuroscientist at Drexel University with whom I share an interest in better understanding the brain and its relation to human experience generally.  The continuing conversation here is excerpted from an ongoing email exchange between Jeff and me, and made available to encourage further thinking about possible future directions for productive research on the neurobiology of depression.  Others interested are invited to add their thoughts in the on-line forum below. 

PG - 11 June 2009

Meeting announcement: "To think more about what depression is."

Jeff - 11 June 2009

Mental Health and the Brain: Working Group, June 29th

Mental Health and the Brain Working Group:

 
June 29th, A distinction between the mental and the physical?:
PTSD and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
 
Synopsis and forum for continuing discussion

Thoughts welcomed in the on-line forum below.

 

Brie Stark's picture

Emergence and Inquiry in Education


Emergence and Inquiry in Education

Brie Stark's picture

Underlying Similarities of the Brain?

An Underlying Similarity

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NYTimes article- increase in prevalence of mental disorders in China

The following article was published today in the New York Times about the prevailance of mental disorders in China: 

Mental Illness: Far More Chinese Have Mental Disorders Than Previously Reported, Study Finds

 

Published: June 15, 2009

 

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The Brothers Bloom: cons, and how to avoid them

Yep,  The Brothers Bloom is a con-man movie of sorts, and yep, it's (Roger Ebert) "lively at times ...lovely to look at, and the actors are persuasive ...

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