Brain Blogging, Twenty-First Edition

Brain_Blogging_Carnival2.jpgWelcome to the twenty-first edition of Brain Blogging — a semi-monthly blog carnival that aims to review posts “related to the brain and mind that go beyond the basic sciences into a more human and multidimensional perspective.”

Please remember to submit your blog entries using the online submission form. We will do our best to review and include your entry! Enjoy your readings…

Memory & Cognition

Alvaro Fernandez presents Cognitive Fitness: 10 Debunked Myths posted at SharpBrains, saying, “An overview of some myths that prevent us from improving our minds and brains.”

Holly Ord presents Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Memory Screenings posted at Menstrual Poetry.


Madeleine Begun Kane presents Possibly Good, Albeit Annoying Advice posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Self Awareness

Anmol Mehta presents Zen Meditation Technique – Free Guided Meditation Book for Daily Practice – Ch 1 posted at Mastery of Meditation, Enlightenment & Kundalini Yoga, saying, “Powerful Zen Meditation technique to increase awareness and clarity of thought.”

Ianternet presents Even Drug Dealers Have Futures posted at Ian Fernando.

Matthew Spears presents That childlike state, and Love. posted at Loving Awareness, saying, “There is so much we can learn from children. Most of us are disconnected from that childlike quality inside ourselves, that innocent state of joyful wonder that makes love for children so natural. And yet, it is available to us at all times, and an absolutely essential part of happiness and love. The article goes through qualities of a child we can learn to bring into our own life.”

Dana presents What I learned from my son posted at Principled Discovery.

Stanimir Sotirov presents Motivation: Become a Leader posted at All About Your Body And Spirit, saying, “Learn how be a leader the right way, not being a boss!”


James DeLelys presents WORDS A Prophecy Fulfilled posted at New Books, saying, “Truth or Lie?”

State of Mind

ananga presents 3 Ways to Avoid a SAD Winter posted at Ananga Sivyer’s Living by Design Blog.


Greg Laden presents Greg Laden’s Blog : Nature Neuroscience: Focus on Glia posted at Greg Laden’s Blog.


Romeo Vitelli presents Dadd the Painter posted at Providentia, saying, “Art therapy with a twist”


Petra Ioni presents Deep Brain Stimulation Holds Promise for Tourette Syndrome Sufferers posted at Medopdedia.

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN, is a board-certified neurologist and pain specialist, medical educator, and scientist. He is the executive director of the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF). He is a published scholar in biomarkers, biotechnology, education technology, and neurology. He serves on the editorial board of several scholarly publications and has been honored by the U.S. President and Congress.
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