Tagged: cognition

How to hack Your Cognitive Compass

“What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call ‘thought.’” —DAVID HUME, DIALOGUES CONCERNING NATURAL RELIGION “There is always an easy solution to every human problem—neat, plausible, and wrong.” —H. L. MENCKEN, THE DIVINE AFFLATUS You enter the office...

Alzheimer – Mental Workouts to Sharpen Your Mind

“The more you use your brain, the more brain you will have to use.” —George Dorsey, American anthropologist A friend sent me an e-mail with the subject line “New Brain Exercise.” I opened the...

Etiology of Schizophrenia

Scientists from several disciplines use a variety of strategies to uncover the causes of schizophrenia. The goal is to develop an integrated approach to psychopathology considering anatomical, neurochemical, and functional factors. Schizophrenia is best...