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Brain and Mind fundamentals curated bij mindfunda.com

Ramon y Cajal: Father of Neurology and his Vision on Dreams

A Book review of The Dreams of Santiago Ramon y Cajal by Benjamin Ehrlich
In this blog you will find out:
why the Nobel price winner Cajal wanted to proof Freud wrong

How to Analyse a dream with an Archetype in 4 Easy Steps

How do you analyse a dream that clearly features an Archetype ? This blog gives you three easy steps. This is part two of a series of HOW TO blogs about dreams on Mindfunda. Each one features a case study in which I carefully, step by step attribute meaning to dream symbols.

Aging and Becoming: A Roadmap Towards Authenticity

Aging and Becoming, A Reflective Inquiry, written by Susan Scott and Susan Schwartz is a book that will try to paint a roadmap of your journey through aging, using the letters of the alphabet as gps points.

Spiritual Soul Searching: Mindfunda Course

In our rational Western Society, dreams are no longer regarded portals into higher knowledge. Do something radical and challenge yourself to set aside everything you were taught about religion. Become your own guru and let your intuition and dreams guide the path of your life.

Nutrition, Neurons, and the Brain: Your Brain on Food Book Review

Your Brain on Food, How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts And Feelings by Gary L. Wenk Oxford University Press, 2010, 2015, …

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Book Review: 11 titles on Mindfunda 2016

Welcome to this years’ list of book review’s that I put on Mindfunda. At its core, Mindfunda is here to …

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Consciousness: the Ripples in the Lake of the Brain

‘A Day in the Life of the Brain – The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk’  by Susan Greenfield …

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Children Dream about Sleep Monsters and Superheroes

Sleep Monsters and Superheroes: Empowering Children through Creative Dreamplay Clare R. Johnson and Jean M. Campbell, Editors ABC-CLIO, LLC 2016, …

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How to Remember your Dreams

Today’s Guest Blog: Remembering Dreams  is written by Christian Gerike M.A, who teaches The Psychology of Dreams  at Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, …

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Sleeping Well, Remembering Dreams

Today’s Guest Blog: Sleeping Well, Remembering Dreams  is written by Christian Gerike M.A, who teaches The Psychology of Dreams  at Sonoma State …

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Problem Solving using the Committee of Sleep

Life is about problem solving. You just conquered a problem. Before you have a chance to lay back and enjoy …

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Cognitive Dream Theory: Bill Domhoff

Mindfunda Talked with Bill Domhoff about the Cognitive Dream Theory. In the Mindfunda Online Course Dreaming about the Brain, this …

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Conscious: our capacity to know about us

Being Conscious to me is knowing who you are. Having a concept of self. Being type one diabetic I have experienced …

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Neurologic: understanding more of you and your world

Neurologic. The aim of this very readable book of Eliezer Sternberg is to explain how the brain acts while you do …

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Evolution: a new ancestor of homo sapiens

A new ancestor of human has been found: Homo Naledi. Mindfunda tells you about the cave and the people responsible for making the discovery in a cave in South Africa. Read about the new Rosetta Stone and how this piece of the puzzles raises new questions about our inheritance.

Evan Thompson: Waking, Dreaming, Being

Susanne van Doorn from Mindfunda interviewed philosopher Evan Thompson about his book ‘Waking, Dreaming, Being’. Evan Thompson builds a bridge between Western …

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Dreaming: Do you know Where your Consciousness Goes when You fall asleep?

You are tired. You lie down in bed, close your eyes, yawn and drift away… What happened to your consciousness? Dreaming by Jennifer Windt addresses this question. Philosophical groundwork for modern dream research.

Neurology newsflash: new neurons trained in sleep

In today’s Mindfunda I want to dedicate a blog to the brain. To neurology to be more specific (see here …

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What your cd collection tells about your personality traits

Psychologist Sam Gosling wrote an interesting book about what your material stuff (your cd and book collection even your paintings and even …

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Sleep: how long can you stay awake? and 15 other secrets about sleep

What is the longest time somebody did not sleep? What happens in the brain when we sleep? Why do you …

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