Sex Differences in the Brain: Genes or Ourselves?

image from undark.org I came across an article this morning by Grace Huckins in the ‘Neuroscience’ section of Wired magazine. She was elaborating on the research done by the chief of developmental genomics at the National Institute of Health, Dr. Armin Raznahan. The...

Episode 3: Beliefs — The BrainLids Show

In episode 3 of The BrainLids Show, our Founder, Lids, discusses beliefs. As always, she takes this discussion from the neuroscientific, to the psychological, to the spiritual level. She concludes the episode by discussing how beliefs could be affecting the amount of...

5 for 5.

I spend way too much time absorbed in myself; in thoughts about my future, in constant deliberation over which emotions I feel and why, in a stream of worries over how to best use the gifts God has given me. Way back when, as I first crawled out of the hole of panic...

Q & A on God and Science

My friend texted me a couple days ago and asked some questions about my faith and how it relates to my scientific work. I responded with this text: It’s been clear for me for a while that there really is a higher power… I was pretty aversive to calling it “God”...

Thoughts on the 9th of March, 2020

The reticular activating system in the brain is responsible for drawing your attention to certain things in the environment dependent on beliefs (aka thought habits) that one has wired into the brain brain = filter of reality Beliefs are formed by repetition —...

The 10th of November

 Ah ha ! My ego actually seems to like having problems to solve, hard decisions to make that are left un-made    Now that I’ve made some major decisions it’s unsettled, finding its next big problem to dig its teeth into  It’s the same way in the brain Always...

The 9th of November

It’s like my nervous system is craving some habits/places/pieces of my day with some regularity and predictability so it can feel safe and calm Breakfast habitExercise habitFriend habitMeditation habit Sleep habits Dating habit ~~~~ The fear that was with my last...