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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, $24,95, ISBN 978 0 19 939327 5 Reviewed by Susanne van Doorn   how Nutrition can be addictive Gary Wenk PhD, Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience & Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics at the Ohio State …

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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 distribute useful information to you. Information that will make your life more fun. In three ways: we offer online courses, we offer book reviews and we offer blogs with information about dreaming, spirituality and mythology. …

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3 things you should know about a Visitation Dream

A Visitation Dream is like an orgasm. If you had one, you know it. There is no doubt about it. A visitation dream is a special kind of dream. “Visitation dreams have an even more illustrious historical and cultural background. Dreams of dead ancestors are a prominent and well-known experience found in virtually every indigenous culture …

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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, $48.00 paper ISBN-13: 9781440842665, $47.85 ebook: ISBN-10: 1440842663 Reviewed by Drs. Susanne van Doorn Edited by Christian Gerike M.A.   Children Dream, parents panic Children dream. In their dreams they are creative, they are scared, they cope with the challenges …

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Meet Magic in Everyday Life: Book Review Sidewalk Oracles by Robert Moss

“Real magic is the art of bringing gifts from another world into this world“ Robert Moss Don’t you crave a bit of magic in your life? Sometimes you can get so bored: Everyday the same house, the same job, the same pair of shoes, the same type of clothes. Everyday the same routine: breakfast, coffee, driving …

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Narrative and mathematics never the two shall meet?

A Narrative is composed of words. Mathematic equations have a language of their own. And never the two shall meet. But they need each other. Dreams are composed of words. Dreams are narratives. In “Circles disturbed” mathematician and philosopher Apostolos Doxiadis searches the connective bond between the two. This leads to some interesting stories.   “Do not disturb …

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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 sleep at night and not during the day? Do insects sleep? How do astronauts sleep in space? Susanne van Doorn selected 15 funny and useful facts on sleep for Mindfunda that you probably did not know yet:   Sleep …

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